Georg Joachim Zollikofer

ZOLLIKOFER, Georg Joachim. b. St Gallen, Switzerland, 5 August 1730; d. Leipzig, 22 January 1788. Zollikofer was educated at St Gallen and at Bremen and Utrecht. After a short period as a private tutor at Frankfurt-am-Main, he returned to Switzerland as pastor of the Reformed church at Murten (in the canton of Freiburg today), followed by pastorates at Monsheim (Pfalz), 1754-58, and briefly at the Huguenot town of Neu-Isenburg, near Frankfurt/Main (a few months in 1758). In 1758 he accepted a call to the German-speaking Huguenot congregation at Leipzig, where he remained until his death. He was a celebrated preacher, who published many sermons and volumes of sermons; his writings became...

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