Johann Ludwig Krapf
b. January 11, 1810 – d. November 26, 1881 • Missionary
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Krapf, Johann Ludwig
Krapf, Johann Ludwig (1810–1881)German pioneer missionary to East AfricaBorn near Tübingen, Krapf studied at Basle Mission House. He served briefly as a Lutheran parish minister, then joined the Anglican Church Missionary Society, which sent him to Ethiopia in 1838. In 1840 he surveyed the Gallas,