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...Kohler, Kaufmann Kohler was born on 10 May 1843 in Fürth in the Bavarian region of Germany. Beginning at the age of eight he received extensive Talmudic training, not at the yeshiva in his hometown but in private studies at Mainz, Altona...
...Hermann Weyl was born on 9 November 1885 in Elmshorn near Hamburg, Germany, and he died on 8 December 1955 in Zürich, Switzerland. His father Ludwig was a bank clerk but wealthy enough (with help from the family of his wife Anna) to be able...
...Lieber, Francis Francis Lieber was born on 8 March 1798 in Berlin, Germany. In 1820 he received a PhD in mathematics from the University of Jena. He then studied applied mathematics at the Universities of Halle and Dresden. He came...
...Schmidt, Karl Karl Schmidt was born on 28 August 1874 in Frankfurt, Germany, and died on 26 August 1961 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Schmidt studied mathematics, physics, and philosophy at the universities of Marburg (1893–4), Berlin...
...Koffka, Kurt Kurt Koffka was born on 18 March 1886 in Berlin, Germany, and died on 22 November 1941 in Northampton, Massachusetts. After graduating from the Wilhelms Gymnasium in Berlin in 1903, he entered the University of Berlin, studying...
...Erwin Panofsky was born on 30 March 1892 in Hannover, Germany. He attended the universities of Berlin, Munich, and Freiburg from 1910 to 1914, and received his PhD in art history from the University of Freiburg in 1914. He then worked...
...Joachim Wach was born on 25 January 1898 in Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany. Wach trained under Friedrich Heiler at Munich and Ernst Troeltsch at Berlin before attending Leipzig to finish a PhD in the history and philosophy of religion in 1922....
...Born on 5 January 1899 in Leibniz’s hometown of Hannover, Germany, Paul Marhenke emigrated to California with his parents at the age of fourteen. After graduation from Pasadena High School, he entered the University of California...
...Erikson, Erik Homburger Erik Erikson was born as Erik Abrahamsen on 15 June 1902 near Frankfurt, Germany. His father (name unknown) abandoned his mother, Karla Abrahamsen (a Danish Jew), before his birth. He grew up in Karlsruhe, Germany...
...Dewey, JohnFalk, Werner David W. David Falk was born on 25 April 1906 in Berlin, Germany. His Jewish parents were Dr. Fritz Falk and Charlotte Betty Cassirer, a cousin of philosopher Ernst Cassirer. Falk received a PhD summa cum laude...