• Born date: 1809-08-19
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1872-08-08
Heinrich Abeken

Heinrich Abeken (August 19, 1809 – August 8, 1872) was a German theologian and Prussian Privy Legation Councillor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin.Abeken was born and raised in the city of Osnabrück as a son of a merchant, he was incited to a higher education by the example of his uncle Bernhard Rudolf Abeken. After finishing the college in Osnabrück, he moved in 1827 to visit the University of Berlin to study theology.