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Baur, Ferdinand Christian
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(Jun 21, 1792, Schmiden, near Stuttgart – Dec 1, 1860, Tübingen).

I. Life – II. Work – III. Influence

I. Life

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 of a Stu…

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Köpf, Ulrich, “Baur, Ferdinand Christian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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