Klemm, Johann Christian
Klemm, Johann Christian a German theologian, born at Stuttgard Oct. 22, 1688, was the son of Johann Conrad Klemm, who, at the time of his death in 1717, was professor of theology at Tubingen. Young Klemm was educated at the universities of Stuttgard and Tubingen, and secured the degree of A.M. in 1707. Shortly after he began to lecture at the university, in 1717 he became professor extraordinary of philosophy, in 1725 of theology, and the year following of the Oriental languages. The degree of D.D. was bestowed upon him in 1730. He was promoted to a full or regular professorship in 1736. He died Oct. 1, 1754. A list of his works is given by Doring, Gelehrte Theologen Deutschlands, ii, 118 sq. See also Allgemeines Hist. Lex. s.v.; Pierer, Universal-Lexikon, s.v.