Michel, Georg Adam
Michel, Georg Adam a German theologian, was born September 23, 1708, at Walpheim; was educated at the school of his native place, and studied theology at the University of Jena. Afterwards he assisted his father in his ecclesiastical functions for seven years, was then appointed inspector of the orphan asylum at Oettingen, with the title Counsellor of the Consistory; and died March 21, 1780. Michel combined with a great knowledge in theology a thorough acquaintance with history. He contributed largely to the Oettingische Bibliothek (Oettingen, 1758, 8vo), and to the Oettingische politische kirchliche und gelehrten Geschichte (ibid. 177279, 3 volumes, 8vo).