1656–1727

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 10, 1656, Hei­del­bach, Sach­sen, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: Ap­ril 11, 1727, Gies­sen, Ger­ma­ny.

Biography

Heinrich was the son of Si­mon Schenk, pas­tor at Hei­del­bach.

He en­tered the Pa­da­go­gi­um at Gies­sen in 1670, and then pur­sued his stu­dies at the Un­i­ver­si­ty (MA 1676).

In 1676 he re­turned to the Pa­da­go­gi­um as one of the mas­ters, and be­came præ­cep­tor clas­sic­us (1677–89).

On De­cem­ber 27, 1689, he was or­dained as town preach­er and de­fin­i­tor at the Stadt­kirche in Gies­sen.

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