(Jun 21, 1792, Schmiden, near Stuttgart – Dec 1, 1860, Tübingen).
I. Life – II. Work – III. Influence
The eldest son of a Württemberg pastor, Baur studied theology at Tübingen (1809–1814) and served briefly as a curate and Repetent (tutor). In 1817, he became professor at the Minor Seminary in Blaubeuren, where he taught ancient languages, laying the groundwork for his general erudition. Here, in 1821, he married Emilie Becher (1802–1836), the daughter o…