(181782). Luth. miss.; b. Sogndal, Norw.; formed his own miss. committee; mem. The Norw. Miss. Soc. 184473; failed 1844 to gain admission to Zululand, NE Natal, E Union of S. Afr.; turned to China, but was discouraged by K. F. A. Gützlaff* because of his light hair; returned to Afr. and was admitted to Zululand; bp. of the miss. 1866; founded The Ch. of Norw. Miss. by Schreuder 1873. See also Africa, B 5; Norwegian Foreign Missions, 1, 4.
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