Born: February 17, 1658, Northeim, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Died: March 16, 1732, Kloster Berge bei Magdeburg, Germany.
Son of Christian Breithaupt, Superintendent of the district of Hohenstadt or Honstedt, Hannover…
After a theological course at Helmstadt he became, in 1680, Conrector of the Gymnasium at Wolfenbüttel, but left in 1681, and, after being Professor of Homiletics in Kiel, was appointed, in 1685, Court preacher and member of the Consistory at Meiningen.
In 1687 he became Pastor and Professor of Theology at Erfurt, receiving in the same year the degree of D.D. from the University of Kiel.
Driven from Kiel by the Pietistic Controversy, he was appointed in 1691 pastor of the Cathedral Church, and dean of the Theological Faculty, at Halle; and in 1705, in addition, General Superintendent of the Duchy of Magdeburg.
Julian, pp. 169–70
In 1709 he became abbot of the Magdeburg monastery and the Berge monastery near Magdeburg.
If you know Breithaupt’s burial place, would you ?