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Vienna. Austria.

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GUTMANN, DAVID, RITTER VON – Austrian merchant; philanthropist; brother of Wilhelm von Gutmann; born at Leipnik, Moravia, Dec. 24, 1834. As president of the Israelitische Allianz of Vienna he did much for the relief of his persecuted coreligionists in...
HIRSCH, ALBERT – Austrian playwright; born in Vienna June 29, 1841. He was first a public-school-teacher; then went on the stage, playing, among other places, in the variety theater in the Josefstadt; but he soon left the company and devoted...
KUHN, MORIZ – Austrian physicist; born in Brünn, Moravia, Jan. 11, 1843; educated at the Polytechnic high school there, and later at the University of Vienna. He entered the service of the state in 1865. In 1867 he was appointed an assistant...
LEVY, EDUARD CONSTANTIN – German musician; born March 3, 1796, at Sanct Avold, Lorraine; died June 3, 1846, at Vienna. He received his first lessons in music from his father, a musician to the Duke of Zweibrücken. As the protégé of a French officer he...
LIPPE, CHAIM DAVID – Austrian publisher and bibliographer; born Dec. 22, 1823, at Stanislawow, Galicia; died Aug. 26, 1900, at Vienna. For some time he was cantor and instructor in religion at Eperies, Hungary, but he left that town for Vienna,...
POLAK, JAKOB EDUARD – Austrian physician; born 1818 at Gross-Morzin, Bohemia; died Oct. 7, 1891; studied at Prague and Vienna (M.D.). About 1851, when an envoy of the Persian government went to Vienna to engage teachers for the military school at...
POLLAK, A. M., RITTER VON RUDIN – Austrian manufacturer and philanthropist; born at Wescheraditz, Bohemia, in 1817; died at Vienna June 1, 1884. Pollak was trained for a technical career. In 1836 he established at Prague a factory for the manufacture of matches,...
POLLAK, MORIZ, RITTER VON BORKENAU – Austrian financier; born at Vienna Dec. 24, 1827; died there Aug. 20, 1904. After leaving the gymnasium of his native city, at the age of twenty-two, he took charge of his father's wholesale leather business, and soon succeeded...
RAPOPORT – Family, the various branches of which claim a common Kohenitic origin. The names of Rapa or Rappe ha-Kohen ( ) are met with about 1450. At that time Meshullam Kusi (abbreviated from "Jekuthiel") Rapa ha-KohenẒedeḳ, the earliest...
RUBINSTEIN, ISAAC – Austrian deputy; born at Czernowitz in 1805; died at Ischl Sept. 1, 1878. He was a member of the town council and vice-president of the Czernowitz chamber of commerce and industry, which he represented in the Austrian Reichsrath...
SINGER, ISIDOR – Austrian economist; born in Budapest Jan. 16, 1857; removed to Vienna with his parents in 1861. He studied mathematics and astronomy at the University of Vienna; and after taking a course in jurisprudence at Gratz returned to...