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1. Hans Jörgen S. (August 30, 1852–May 18, 1939). ELC miss. to Africa. B. Grue, Solör, Norw.; son of Nicolai Astrup; educ. Christiania U. (1870 to 76); Leipzig U. 1875–76, 1883–84, 1892–93; ordained 1878; pastor S Aurdal 1878–80; Jevnaker 1880; S Land 1881–84; miss. (originally of Schreuder Miss.) to Zulu at Entumeni, S Afr., 1884–1914; Entumeni and Eshowe 1914–39. Wrote many books, including Zulu school books and some on the Bible. 2. Johannes (December 3, 1872–June 8, 1955). B. Christiania, Norw.; son of bp. Nils Astrup; to Natal 1883; USA 1890; educ. Luther Coll., Decorah, Iowa, 1890–93, Luther Sem., Robbinsdale (later at St. Paul), Minnesota, 1893–96. Miss. Untunjambili, Natal, S Afr. 1900–31; Supt. Schreuder Miss. 1918 to 1927; Supt. Am. Luth. Miss. in S Afr. 1927–47; wrote several pamphlets in Eng. and Zulu. Ed. paper in Zulu language. D. S Afr.

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