BRIGEL, Johann Jakob

BRIGEL, Johann Jakob. Erpfingen 4.12.1832 — Engstatt 4.12.1887. Rev. German Missionary in India, belonged to Basel Mission in Mangalore. Spent 16 years in India. Retired in 1875 and became minister in his native Württemberg. Married, children..

Publications: A Grammar of the Tulu language. 139 p. Mangalore 1872; mission publications.

Sources: B.H. Badley, Indian Missionary Directory. Rev. ed. 1881, 153; Th. Jäger, Zur Erinnerung an J.J.B. 1887 (funerary sermon) in Not in Br. Biogr. Arch. 1st and 2nd Series, only one work in N.U.C.

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