Hubner, Johannes a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born March 17, 1668, at Tyrgau, Upper Lusatia. He studied at Leipsic, was in 1694 rector at Merseburg, in 1711 at Hamburg, and died May 21, 1731. He is best known as the author of Zweimal 52 auserlesene biblische Historien, which were published in more than one hundred editions, and were translated into other languages.
This biblical history is also largely used in German parochial and Sabbath schools. (B.P.)