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Treviranus, Georg Gottfried
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(Jan 12, 1788, Bremen – Aug 22, 1868, Bremen), Protestant clergyman. From 1814 he was associated with G. Menken at the Church of St. Martin in Bremen; in 1826 he succeeded Menken as pastor primarius. A man of great organizational ability, he founded and supported numerous associations, primarily for missionary and charitable purposes, and maintained numerous contacts (in Germany and abroad) in the revival movement (Revival/Revival movements). In 1861 he received honorary doctorates from Göttingen and Berlin.


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Grethlein, Christian, “Treviranus, Georg Gottfried”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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