Krakewitz, Albert Joachim Von
Krakewitz, Albert Joachim Von a German Lutheran divine, was born at Gevezin. near Stargard, in Mecklenburg, May 28, 1674, and was educated for the ministry at the universities of Rostock, Copenhagen, Leipzig, and other German high- schools of note. He became professor of Hebrew at Rostock in 1698; in 1708 also professor extraordinary of theology, and in 1713 was promoted to the full professorship. In 1721 he removed to the university at Greifswald, and there held a prominent position as a theologian. His works, mainly of a controversial nature, are limited to pamphlet form. See Allgemeines Hist. Lexikon, Addenda, s.v.