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HARTOG, LEVI DE – Dutch jurist; born at Gorinchem (Gorkum), Holland, Nov. 6, 1835; studied law and (under Professor Dozy) Oriental languages at the University of Leyden (LL.D. 1859). De Hartog settled as a lawyer and private tutor in Leyden, and...
HARTOGH, ABRAHAM FRANS KAREL – Dutch jurist and deputy; born at Amsterdam Dec. 29, 1844; died at The Hague Feb. 13, 1901; LL.D. Leyden 1869. Hartogh settled as a lawyer in Amsterdam, and soon became one of the capital's most prominent leaders of the Liberal...
HERTZVELD, HARTOG – Dutch rabbi; born at Glockau Nov. 19, 1781; died at Zwolle Jan. 30, 1864. He was the son of the rabbi of Königsberg, and went as a young man to Amsterdam, where he was educated by Rabbi Löwenstamm, whose daughter he married in...
HEYMANN, ISAAC H. – Dutch cantor and composer; born about 1834; son of Phinchas Heymann. After having made several tours through Hungary, Heymann was cantor successively at Filehne, Graudenz, and Gnesen. In 1856 he went to Amsterdam as chief...
LEEUW, JACOB HEYMANN DE – Dutch Talmudist; born at Leyden 1811; died at Amsterdam Sept. 15, 1883. He removed to the latter city in 1874, and was appointed rabbi at the bet ha-midrash. He was the author of the following Talmudical works: "Shoshannat...
LEMANS, MOSES – Dutch educationist; born at Naarden Nov. 5, 1785; died at Amsterdam Oct. 17, 1832. He was educated by his father and (in mathematics) by Littwack. He became a teacher of religion, and in 1818 chief of the religious school, then...
LION, HENRI JULIUS – Dutch journalist; born March 23, 1806, at Elberfeld; died Oct. 19, 1869. In 1824 he entered the Prussian army, and in 1830 that of Holland. In 1834 he went to India, and was honorably discharged as an officer at his own request...
LION, ISAAC JACOB – Dutch journalist; born at Amersfort Dec. 17, 1821; died at The Hague Aug. 27, 1873. Settling in Amsterdam, he occupied himself with literary work, and became in 1840 editor of the "Handelsblad." In 1849 he applied himself to...
LIPMAN, SAMUEL PHILIPPUS – Dutch jurist; born in London April 27, 1802; died at Hilversum July 7, 1871. He was educated at Glueckstadt, Hamburg, and Amsterdam; studied law at Leyden (1819-22), and in 1823 established himself as a lawyer at Amsterdam,...
LITWACK – Dutch mathematician; born in Poland about 1760; died Jan. 15, 1836; buried at Ouerveen. A disciple of Moses Mendelssohn, he removed to Amsterdam, where he became one of the most important members of the 'Adat Yeshurun...
LOBATTO, REHUEL – Dutch mathematician; born at Amsterdam June 6, 1797; died at Delft Feb. 9, 1866. He sprang from a Portuguese Marano family which had gone to Holland in 1604. From his mother, a Da Costa, he acquired a complete knowledge of the...
LÖWENSTAMM, SAUL – Rabbi and Talmudist; born at Rzeszow 1717; died at Amsterdam June 19, 1790. He is known as the author of "Binyan Ariel" (Amsterdam, 1778), which title he chose as a pun on "Ben Aryeh." As he tells in the preface, he was...
MENDES, MAURITS BENJAMIN DA COSTA – Dutch philologist; born at Amsterdam May 16, 1851; entered the Athenæum (now the University) there in 1867 and studied classic philology. An accident at gymnastics aggravated for two years the deafness from which he had suffered...
MULDER, SAMUEL ISRAEL – Dutch educationist; born at Amsterdam June 20, 1792; died there Dec. 29, 1862. He was educated by his father and by David Friedrichsfeld, and then studied with his brother-in-law H. A. Wagenaar. His friends were Lehmans,...
NETHERLANDS – Country of western Europe, bounded by the North Sea, by Belgium, and by the Prussian provinces of Hanover and Westphalia, and the province of the Rhine. Since 1815 it has been a kingdom under the house of Orange. The members of...
NIEROP, AHASVERUS SAMUEL VAN – Dutch jurist; born at Hoorn Jan. 24, 1813; died at Amsterdam May 15, 1878. He studied law at the Amsterdam Athenæum, took the degree of doctor of laws at Leyden in 1839, established himself as a lawyer at Amsterdam, and soon...
NIEROP, FREDERIK SALOMON VAN – Dutch economist; born at Amsterdam March 6, 1844. He took his degree as doctor of law at Leyden in 1866, established himself as a lawyer at Amsterdam, and in 1871 became director of the Amsterdamsche Bank. Since 1879 he has been...
NIETO, ISAAC – Haham of the Portuguese congregation Sha'are Shamaim, Bevis Marks, London; born 1702; died at London 1774; son of David Nieto. He was officially appointed as "ḥakam ha-shalem" in 1733, but gave up the post in 1741 and went...
ONDERWIJZER, ABRAHAM SAMSON – Dutch rabbi; born at Muiden (near Amsterdam) July 24, 1863; studied at the theological seminary and the University of Amsterdam (B.A. 1884). He was appointed rabbi of the congregation at Amsterdam on July 5, 1888. Onderwijzer...
PARDO – A family deriving its name from Prado in Castile. Its members have mostly distinguished themselves in the Levant. Among them may be mentioned:David Pardo: Rabbinical commentator and liturgical poet; born at Venice March 29,...
PINKHOF, HERMAN – Dutch physician; born at Rotterdam May 10, 1863; educated at the University of Leyden (M.D. 1886). He established himself as a physician in Amsterdam. Since 1893 he has been collaborator on the "Nederlandsch Tijdschrift van...
PINTO – Family of financiers, rabbis, scholars, soldiers, and communal workers, originally from Portugal. Members of it lived in Syria in the beginning of the sixteenth century; and in 1535 there was at Rome a Diogo Rodrigues Pinto,...
PINTO – Family of financiers, rabbis, scholars, soldiers, and communal workers, originally from Portugal. Members of it lived in Syria in the beginning of the sixteenth century; and in 1535 there was at Rome a Diogo Rodrigues Pinto,...
POLAK, HENRI – Dutch labor-leader and politician; born at Amsterdam Feb. 22, 1868. Till his thirteenth year he attended the school conducted by Halberstadt, a well-known teacher of Jewish middle-class boys, and afterward learned from his uncle...
POLAK, HERMAN JOSEF – Dutch philologist; born Sept. 1, 1844, at Leyden; educated at the university of that city (Ph.D. 1869). From 1866 to 1869 he taught classics at the gymnasium of Leyden; from 1873 he taught history at that of Rotterdam; and from...