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FRIEDRICH WILHELM KRUMMACHER (1796-1868)

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 934 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FRIEDRICH WILHELM KRUMMACHER (1796-1868), son of Fried-rich Adolf, studied theology at Halle and Jena, and became pastor successively at Frankfort (1819), Ruhrort (1823), Gemarke, near Barmen in the Wupperthal (1825), and Elberfeld (1834). In 1847 he received an appointment to the Trinity Church in Berlin, and in 1853 he became court chaplain at Potsdam. He was an influential promoter of the Evangelical Alliance. His best-known works are Elias der Thisbiter (1828–1833; 6th ed. 1874; Eng. trans. 1838); Elisa (1837) and Das Passionsbuch, der leidende Christus (1854, in English The Suffering Saviour, 187o). His Autobiography was published in 1869 (Eng. trans. 1871). EMIL- WILHELM KRUMMACHER (1798–1886), another son, was born at Mors in 1798. In 1841 he became pastor in Duisburg. He wrote, amongst other works, Herzensmanna aus Luthers Werken (1852). His son Hermann (1828—189o), who was appointed Consistorialrath in Stettin in 1877, was the author of Deutsches Leben in Nordamerika (1874).
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