(January 16, 1820October 4, 1876). Miss.; b. Gerlingen, N. Württemberg, Ger.; educ. Basel, Switz.; sent 1846 by CMS to work with J. L. Krapf* in E Afr.; discovered Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya; studied Swahili and other native languages. Tr. Lk into a native tongue; helped prepare dictionaries for 3 native tongues. See also Africa, E 5.
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