(November 19, 1827December 10, 1895). B. Württemberg; sent to Afr. by Basel* Miss. Soc.; on Gold Coast 185358, 186268: in Württem. berg 186895. Founded scientific study of W Afr. languages. Tr. Bible into Twi (Tshi); also studied many other W Afr. languages. Works include Grammar of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi; Sprachproben aus dem Sudan; Die Töne der Negersprachen; Dictionary of the Asante and Fante Language.
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