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AARON, ISRAEL – American rabbi; born at Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 20, 1859. His father was a native of Hesse-Darmstadt, where he served many years in the army, holding several minor military offices. After leaving the High School Israel, Aaron...
ABRAHAMSON, ABRAHAM – German medalist and master of the Prussian mint; born at Potsdam, 1754 (1752?); died in Berlin, July 23, 1811. As an engraver he was considered one of the best of his time. Having learned the art of engraving from his father,...
ADLER, MARCUS NATHAN – Born at Hanover, June 17, 1837; the eldest son of Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler; conspicuous for his labors in connection with education; communal worker. He entered University College, London, whence he was graduated as...
GUTMANN, WILHELM, RITTER VON – Austrian merchant; philanthropist; born at Leipnik, Moravia, Aug. 18, 1825; died at Vienna May 17, 1895. Destined for a teacher, the unlooked-for death of his father made it necessary for him to enter into commerce to support...
HIRSCH, DAVID – German instructor of deafmutes; born at Müntz, Rhenish Prussia, May 23, 1813; died at Rotterdam Feb. 2, 1895. He studied at the Heinicke institute for deaf-mutes at Crefeld, and afterward at a similar institute in Cologne, with...
NEUBURGER, FERDINAND – German dramatist; born at Düsseldorf Aug. 28, 1839; died at Frankfort-on-the-Main Oct. 27, 1895. He began life as a tutor at the Philanthropin, Frankfort, but soon abandoned that occupation in order to devote himself entirely to...
WOLFFSON, ISAAC – German jurist and politician; born Jan. 19, 1817; died at Hamburg Oct. 12, 1895. He was prominent in German politics, and prior to 1871 was a member of the North German Reichstag, being afterward elected to the German Reichstag....