Christoph Friedrich Richter

Christian Friedrich Richter ( born October 5, 1676 in Sorau ( Lower); † October 5, 1711 in Halle an der Saale ) was a Protestant pastor, hymn writer and physician at the Francke Foundations.

Life and work

Richter was born the son of a count's Council and studied medicine and theology. He was a pupil and friend August Hermann Francke, inspector of Pedagogium and doctor at the orphanage in Halle an der Saale.

From 1699 he was resident physician for the entire Francke institutions. Judge received his doctorate in 1706 in Halle. By which he invented medicines he developed the institutions a rich source of income.

As a Protestant hymn writer, he was a deeply religious poet of Halle Pietism. He died in 1711 in Halle an der Saale age of 35.

From a total of 25 hymns has, for example, the Evangelical Church Hymns, output for the Protestant Church in Württemberg from 1953 from another 7 songs.

Works

  • The highly - requisite knowledge of the men, especially after the body and natural life or a clear teaching of health and its preservation. S. L. 17.Auflage in 1764. Digitized edition of the University and State Library Dusseldorf
  • The highly - requisite knowledge of the men, especially after the body and natural life or a clear teaching of health and its preservation. For sechzehenten times with e verb. Reg ed. [ Sl], in 1760. Digitized edition of the University and State Library Dusseldorf
  • The highly - requisite knowledge of the people ..., or the teaching of health, causes, cures, and name the Kranckheiten, as well as of right use of seligirten to a house of travel and field chemist stores Medica Menten. Volume 2 Sl, in 1750. Digitized edition of the University and State Library Dusseldorf
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