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...Stahl, Georg Ernst Hoffmann, Friedrich Francke, August Hermann Forster, Johann Reinhold Alberti, Michael Friedrich Hoffmann (also: Hofmann) was born in Halle on 19 February 1660 and died there on 12 November 1742. Called ‘the second...
...Buchanan, Joseph The physician, philosopher, educator, journalist, and inventor Joseph Buchanan was born on 24 August 1785 in Washington County, Virginia. His formal education was limited to fourteen months of elementary and secondary...
...Urban Gottfried Bucher was born in Frauenhain near Meißen (Saxony) in 1679 and died in Dresden on 23 July 1724. His father was the Lutheran pastor Christoph Friedrich Bucher. He studied medicine at the University of Wittenberg from 1699...
...Karl von Knoblauch was born in Dillenburg. He studied jurisprudence first in Gießen (1775) and later in Göttingen (1776–8), where he also attended the lectures of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg und Michael Hissmann . Under their influence, he...
...Goldman, Emma Emma Goldman was born on 27 June 1869 in Kovno, Lithuania, and died 14 May 1940 in Toronto, Canada. At the age of thirteen Goldman moved with her family to St. Petersburg, where she attended school for six months before...
...Scargill, Daniel We know little of Daniel Scargill’s life. According to Venn, he was a native of Cambridgeshire, who was admitted sizar at Corpus Christi, Cambridge in 1661, matriculating in 1662, graduating BA in 1665–6 and becoming...
...Lossius was born in Liebstedt in Saxony in 1743 and died in Erfurt in 1813. He studied philosophy and theology at the University of Jena, where he was a pupil of Joachim Georg Darjes , a critic of Wolffian philosophy and a very popular...
...Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier was born in Berlin on 20 April 1761 and died in Leipzig on 19 January 1805. During his youth he was an opera singer in Berlin, first singing in churches and then at the court of Heinrich of Prussia...
...Johann Philipp Treiber was born in Arnstadt on 26 February 1675 and died in Erfurt on 9 August 1727. Among other subjects, he studied philosophy and theology in Jena. He was imprisoned twice, once for blasphemy (1700) and once...
...Palthen, Johann Philipp Paalzow, Christian Ludwig d’Holbach, Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron Frederick (Friedrich) II, King of ­Prussia Christian Ludwig Paalzow was born in Osterburg (Altmark) in 1753 (the exact date is unknown) and died on 20 May...