BEISENHERZ, Heinrich

BEISENHERZ, Heinrich. Waldeck Sachsenberg 1.2.1844 — Dobia, Reuss 18.1.1922. German Missionary in India. After school in Leipzig and military service studies of theology at Leipzig. Ordained 1870, arrived at Madras in 1871. Worked briefly in Negapatam, Cuddalore, Porayar and from 1874 in Trankebar. Retired in 1912, lived in Kodaikanal until 1920 wher returned to Germany. Married 1872 Luise Daudey (d. 1919), children (many died young).

Publications: With E. Schaeffer: Dictionary, Tamil–English, based on J. Fabricius’ Malabar–English Dictionary. Tranquebar 1897.

Sources: http://gaebler.info/india/leipziger_indienmissionare-2.htm; hwww.lmw-mission.de/missionar-92.html with photo.

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