(February 8, 1848May 6, 1931). B. Odense, Den.; sent 1869 by Chrischona Miss. Soc. to the Gallas, E Afr., to Jews of Khartoum, Egypt, and Palestine 187071; to Am. 1871; pastor Racine (Wisconsin) 187180, Salinas and San Francisco (Cal.) 188084, Minneapolis 188493, Chicago 189396, Cedar Falls (Iowa) 18961900, Boston 190002, Chicago 1902 to 1926, Clinton (Iowa) 192631; helped found Kirkelig Missionsforening (see Danish Lutherans in America, 3); its 1st pres. 1872; knighted by Christian X of Den.; founded and ed. Kirkelig Samler; ed. Dansk Börneblad. Works include novels, hymns, and books of poetry and travel.
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