Höpfner, Heinrich A German theologian, was born at Leipsic in 1582, and educated at the university of his native place, and at Jena and Wittenberg. In 1612 he was appointed professor of logic at Leipsic, and very soon after was called to Jena as professor of theology. He died in 1642. Höpfner wrote Commentarii in veterem quam vocant logicam (Leipsic, 1620) Tractatus in priorum et posteriorum Anal. libr. Aristotelis (ibid. 1620) — Saxonia evangelica (ibid. 1625,1672): — De justificatione hominis peccatoris coram Deo (ibid. 1639 and 1653; new ed. 1728 and often). — Pierer, Univ. Lex. 8, 530.