Heinrich August Hahn

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Heinrich August Hahn (19 June 1821, Königsberg – 1 December 1861) was a German theologian and the eldest son of the theologian August Hahn.


After studying theology at the universities of Breslau (Wrocław) and Berlin, he became successively a privatdozent at Breslau (1845), a professor ad interim (1846) at Königsberg on the death of Heinrich Havernick, an associate professor of theology (1851) and a full professor (1861) at the University of Greifswald.[1][2]

Selected works[edit]

Amongst his published works were a commentary on the Book of Job (1850), a translation of the Song of Songs (1852), an exposition of Isaiah xl.-lxvi. (1857) and a commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes (1860).

  • Veteris Testamenti Sententia De Natura Hominis Exposita : Commentatio Biblico Theologica, (1846).
  • Commentar ueber das Buch Hiob (1850).
  • Das Hohe Lied von Salomo, (1852).
  • Commentar über das Predigerbuch Salomo's (1860).[3]

With Franz Delitzsch, he edited and completed Moritz Drechsler's Der Prophet Jesaja ("The Prophet Isaiah").[1]


  1. ^ a b Hahn, Heinrich August Deutsche Biographie
  2. ^ Chisholm 1911.
  3. ^ OCLC Classify published works