Christian Jakobus Protten
|Also Known As:||"Uldrich"|
|Birthplace:||Christiansborg, Accra, Accra Metropolis, Greater Accra, Ghana|
|Death:||Died in Accra, Accra Metropolis, Greater Accra, Ghana|
|Managed by:||Justin Swanström|
About Christian Jakobus Protten
Christian Jakobus Protten (1715–1769), son of a Togolese mother and a Danish father, studied theology in Copenhagen from 1727 to 1735 and then accompanied Nicolaus von Zinzendorf to Herrnhut. He returned to Elmina in West Africa in 1737 as the first Moravian missionary (Bohemian and Moravian Brethren: II, 4). During a long stay in Germany (1740–1756), in 1746 he married Rebecca Freundlich (1718–1780), a former slave from the Caribbean.
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