(father's surname: Bötticher; 1854 adopted the surname of his grandaunt [de Lagarde] who reared him; 182791). Orientalist and philol.; b. Berlin, Ger.; educ. Berlin and Halle; prof. Göttingen; desired a new nat. ch. with a faith welling up out of the collective heart of the people. Works include Arica; Gedichte; Über das Verhältnis des deutschen Staates zu Theologie, Kirche und Religion.
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