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Schneckenburger, Matthias
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(Jan 17, 1804, Thalheim, near Tuttlingen – Jun 3, 1848, Bern), elder brother of the writer Max Schneckenburger, author of the 1840 “Die Wacht am Rhein” (“The Watch on the Rhine”), the most important German patriotic anthem during the 1870/1871 Franco-Prussian War. Matthias rapidly completed all the stages of theological education in Württemberg. In Berlin in 1826 he attended the lectures of F.D.E. Schleiermacher, P.K. Marheineke, J.W.A. Neander, and G.W.F. Hegel. As a lecturer at the Tübingen Stift at the age of 23, he belonged to the Geniepromotion class that inclu…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Schneckenburger, Matthias”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025318>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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