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Johann Christoph Biernatzki (1795–1840)

Biernatzki, Johann Christoph (bēr-näts’kē). A German pietist, poet, and story-writer; born at Elmshorn, Holstein, Oct. 17, 1795; died at Friedrichstadt, May 11, 1840. A country pastor, he devoted himself in ‘Faith,’ to the versification of his own precepts and beliefs. ‘The Brown Boy,’ and ‘Hallig, or the Adventures of Castaways on an Island in the North Sea,’ are good prose narratives.