1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Engelhardt, Johann Georg Veit

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ENGELHARDT, JOHANN GEORG VEIT (1791–1855), German theologian, was born at Neustadt-on-the-Aisch on the 12th of November 1791, and was educated at Erlangen, where he afterwards taught in the gymnasium (1817), and became professor of theology in the university (1821). His two great works were a Handbuch der Kirchengeschichte in 4 vols. (1833–1834), and a Dogmengeschichte in 2 vols. (1839). He died at Erlangen on the 13th of September 1855.