Kuen, Michael

Kuen, Michael, a German savant, was born at Weissenborn, Austria, Feb. 9, 1709, entered in 1728 the Augustine order, and was elected in 1754 abbot of their monastery at Ulm. He died Jan. 10, 1765. His principal works of interest to us are Collectio scriptorum rerumn histor ico-monastico-ecclesiastica(r- um variorum religiosorum ordinum (Ulm, 1756-66, 6 vols. fol.):-Joannes de Canabaco ex comitibus de Cancabac, qui vulgo venditvr pro autore quatuor librorume de lmitatione Christi, recenter detectus a quodam canonico-regulari (ibid, 1760, 8vo), written against those attributing the authorship of De Imitatione to Gersen instead of Kempis.-Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 28:258.

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