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...Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin was a Roman Catholic missionary on the Pennsylvania frontier whose apologetic writings embodied Enlightenment principles and methods.Gallitzin was born on December 22, 1770, in The Hague to Prince Dmitrii...
...Johann Chmelnicki (also Ivan Parfenovich Chmelnitski) was Russian and a direct descendant of Hetman Bogdan Chmelnitski. He was born in January 1742, studied for a year at Kiev Theological Academy, and on 2 August 1760 matriculated...
...The philosopher, classical philologist and historian Johann Gottlieb Gerhard Buhle was born in Braunschweig on 29 September 1763 and died there on 11 August 1821. The son of a court surgeon, he attended the Gymnasium and the Collegium...
...Husik, Isaac Isaac Husik was born on 10 February 1876 in Vaseutinez, Poltava, Russia. His father, Wolf Husik, was a Hebrew scholar and teacher. The family emigrated to the United States in 1888 to live in Philadelphia. Isaac abandoned his...
...Jacob Loewenberg was born on 2 February 1882 in Tuckum, Latvia, which was then part of Czarist Russia. At the age of thirteen he moved with his family to Riga, where he found employment as an office boy. Afraid of being drafted...
...Cohon, Samuel Solomon Samuel S. Cohon was born on 22 March 1888 in Lohi, Minsk, Russia. In his youth he was given a Jewish education in rabbinic texts and traditional learning. He immigrated to the United States in 1904. His studies...
...Herberg, Will Philosopher, political activist, and Jewish thinker, Will Herberg was born on 30 June 1901 in Liachovitzi, Russia, and died on 26 March 1977 in Chatham, New Jersey. Herberg emigrated with his family to the United States...