Lange, Johann George

Lange, Johann George a German missionary among the Jews, was born in Silesia, November 30, 1804. In 1824 he was admitted to the mission seminary at Berlin. At the end of 1826 he was engaged by the London Jews' Society, and entered their seminary in 1827. In 1829 he was appointed as missionary, and stationed at Amsterdam. Towards the end of that year he was sent to Warsaw. In 1841 he was stationed at Lublin, and after many years of labor there was again placed at Warsaw in 1853. Towards the end of 1854 he was sent to Breslau, where he died, August 14, 1869. Mr. Lange was not ordained, but had from the Evangelical Consistory the regular permission to preach in any of the Prussian churches, and to give lectures to the Jews. (B.P.)

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