Westphal, Georg Christian Erhard

Westphal, Georg Christian Erhard a Protestant theologian of Germany, was born in 1757 at Quedlinburg. He studied at Jena and Halle. After completing his studies he acted for some time as private tutor. In 1775 he was appointed teacher at the Quedlinburg gymnasium, and in 1779 was called as second pastor to Halberstadt. In 1785 he went to Halle, was made member of consistory in 1805, and died Dec. 2, 1808. Besides a number of Sermons which he published, he translated the histories of Livy and Valerius Maximus into German. See Döring, Die deutscien Kanzelredner, p. 566 sq. (B. P.)

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