Link, Johann Wolfgang Conrad

Link, Johann Wolfgang Conrad a German theologian, was born at Pirmasens April 23, 1753. In 1771 he entered the University of Giessen, and in 1774 was graduated A.M. In 1775 he obtained the chair of philosophy at that university as professor extraordinary, and in 1778 he became pastor at Bischofsheim, near Darmstadt. He died suddenly December 23, 1788. In addition to his theological researches, his extensive knowledge of modern languages enabled him to translate English works into German and German productions into English, the latter for the "Universal English Library." Of his own compositions we mention Ueber das hebrische Sprachstudieum

(Giess. 1777, 8vo): — Diss. de Schilo a Jacobo predicto Genes. 49, 10 (ibid, 1774, 4to). See Doring, Gelehrte Theol. Deutschl. volume 2, s.v.

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