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...Ickstatt, Johann Adam Freiherr von Fichte, Johann Gottlieb Cramer, Johann Ulrich von Cramer, Johann Jakob Johann Jakob Cramer was born in Zurich on 16 June 1771. He was employed at the Carolinum (Zurich) as professor of Church history...
...Jacob Wegelin (also: Weguelin) was born in St Gallen in 1721 and died in Berlin in 1791. After his ordination in 1743, he spent some time in Vevey in order to improve his French and to become acquainted with French literature, philosophy...
...Karl Viktor von Bonstetten (also Charles-Victor de Bonstetten) was born on 3 September 1745 to one of the leading families of the Republic of Berne. He emigrated to Geneva in 1803 where he died on 3 February 1832. He was perfectly bilingual...
...Johann Kaspar Lavater was born in Zurich on 15 November 1741 and died there on 2 January 1801. He was the thirteenth child of the doctor Johann Heinrich Lavater. After attending a German school, he went to a Latin school, and then from 1747...
...Jacob (also: Jakob) Hermann was born in Basle on 16 July 1678 and died there on 11 July 1733. He was a distant relative of Leonhard Euler , and his father was the rector of a school in Basle. Hermann studied theology and mathematics...
...Philipp Albert Stapfer was born on 23 September 1766, the son of a pastor, and died on 27 March 1840. Following the family tradition, the young Stapfer studied theology at the academy in Berne. Through his teacher, Johann Samuel Ith , he...
...Georg Ludwig Schmid was born in Aarau (Switzerland) on 17 March 1720 and died, almost forgotten, in Lenzburg, not far from his birthplace, on 30 April 1805. Little is known about his early education. The son of a country parson and Latin...
...Born in St Gall, Switzerland, John Joachim Zubly was a Reformed/Presbyterian minister in Savannah, Georgia, author of numerous religious tracts and essays, delegate to the Second Continental Congress, and an influential revolutionary...
...Johann Heinrich Füssli was born in Zurich on 3 December 1745 and died there on 26 December 1832. He was the son of Johann Rudolf Füssli, known as the editor of a general encyclopedia of artists. Füssli was educated by his father...
...Johannes Ith was born in 1747 in Bern, the son of a craftsman. He studied theology and then taught as a preceptor or private tutor. In 1770, he was ordained as a pastor. Having received a stipend, he studied in Göttingen, Leipzig...