FRICKE, GUSTAV ADOLF: German Lutheran: b. at Leipsic Aug. 23, 1822; d. in Leipsic March 30, 1908. He studied at the university of his native city, where he became privat-docent in 1846. In 1849 he was appointed associate professor of theology in the same university, and in 1851 went to Kiel as full professor of theology. In 1865 he returned to Leipsic as chief catechist at St. Peter's, and in 1867 was appointed professor of New Testament exegesis, ethics, and dogmatics. He wrote Die Erhebung zum Herrn im Gebete (Leipsic, 1850); Lehrbuch der Kirchengeschichte, i. (1850); Gottesgrüsse (sermons; 2 vols., 1883-86); and Aus dem Feldzuge 1886, Briefe aus dem Felde und Predigten und Reden im Felde (1891).