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David Friedrich Strauss (1808–1874)

Strauss, David Friedrich. A German writer and critic of great celebrity; born at Ludwigsburg, Würtemberg, Jan. 27, 1808; died there, Feb. 8, 1874. His book ‘The Life of Jesus,’ published in 1834–35, made him famous. He passed a life of great literary productivity, and was engaged all his life in critical and theological controversies. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).