Henry, Paul Emile

Henry, Paul Emile a Protestant writer, was born at Potsdam March 22, 1792. He was of French extraction, and studied at the French College in Berlin. He afterwards devoted himself to the study of Hebrew. He was consecrated minister at Neufchatel in 1813, visited Paris in 1814, during the occupation of the city by the Allies. Having returned to Berlin, he was appointed catechist of the Orphan Asylum, pastor of the church of Frederickstadt in 1826, and director of the French Seminary. He died at Berlin Nov. 24,1853. He wrote Das Leben Johann Calvin's (Berlin, 1844; Hamb. 183- 544, 3 vols. 8vo; 1846, 8vo; transl. by Stebbing, Life and Times of Calvin, Lond. 1849, 2 vols. 8vo). He published also a German translation of the Confession of Faith of the French Reformed Church (Berlin, 1845). He intended publishing a collection of Calvin's letters as a continuation of the Life of that reformer, but died before it was completed. See Haag, La France Protestante; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, 24, 225.

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