Hochstetter, Andrew-Adam

, a protestant divine, was born at Tubingen, July 1688. After studying with credit in the principal universities of Germany, he became successively professor of eloquence, of moral philosophy, of divinity, and finally rector of Tubingen. He died at the same place, April 27, 1717. His principal works are, 1. “Collegium Puffendorfiannm.” 2. “De Festo Expiationis, et Hirco Azazel.” 3. “De Conradino, ultimo ex Suevis duce.” 4. “De rebus Elbigensibus.” His historical works are in most esteem. 1