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Johann Christian Krüger (1723–1750)

Krüger, Johann Christian (krüg’er). A German dramatist; born at Berlin, 1723; died at Hamburg, Aug. 23, 1750. He studied philology, but became an actor and a playwright. Among his comedies were: ‘The Clergy in the Country’; ‘The Blind Husband’; ‘The Candidates, or the Way to Get in Office’; ‘The Wedded Philosopher’; ‘The Devil’s a Coward’; and the universally popular ‘Duke Michael.’