Kluge, David a German theologian, was born at Tilsit, Prussia, April 14,1618, and, upon the urgent request of his father, studied theology, although his own inclinations were in favor of medicine. In 1641 he began to lecture at the University of Rostock, where he had pursued his theological studies for several years, in addition to his course at Konigsberg University. Later he travelled abroad, and visited the high-schools of Sweden and the Netherlands. He began to preach in 1644 at Marienwerder; removed in 1646 to Saalfeld, and in 1657 to Elbingen, in 1660 to Wissmar, and in 1665 to Hamburg. He (died there April 14,1688. For a list of his works, see Jocher, Gelehrt. Lex. ii, 2118 sq.