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Mejer, Otto
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(May 27, 1818, Zellerfeld – Dec 25, 1893, Hanover), Protestant teacher of constitutional and church law. After studying law in Göttingen, Berlin and Jena, Mejer obtained his doctorate in 1841 in Göttingen; he became a lecturer there in 1842, and a full professor at Königsberg in 1847, Greifswald in 1850, Rostock in 1851, and finally Göttingen from 1874 to 1885, after which he was president of the Hanover Evangelical Lutheran regional consistory until his death. As a pupil of A.L. Richter, Mejer was one of the important late representatives of the historical school in churc…

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Link, Christoph, “Mejer, Otto”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13847>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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