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Hartwig Derenbourg,

Member of the Institute of France; Professor of Literal Arabic at the Special School of Oriental Languages, Paris, France.

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DERENBURG (DERENBOURG) – A Franco-German family of Orientalists. Their original home was Derenburg, a town near Halberstadt, Saxony, whence they moved successively to Offenbach, Frankfort-on-the-Main, and Mayence. Concerning Jacob Derenburg, the first...