1634–1697

Introduction

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Born: Ap­ril 2, 1634, Nur­em­berg, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 25, 1697, Fürth, Ba­var­ia.

Buried: Fürth.

Biography

A Lu­ther­an pas­tor and schol­ar, Lochn­er earned his ma­ster’s de­gree, then be­came a pro­fessor. His fa­ther then en­cour­aged him to re­turn home, where he lec­tured in lo­gic and me­ta­phys­ics.

A high­er call­ing changed his life’s work. First he be­came a vi­car at Wöhrd (now part of Nur­em­berg), then a vi­car at Fürth un­der pastor Schus­ter. In 1663, up­on Schus­ter’s death, he be­came pas­tor, and held the of­fice for 36 years.

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