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Burckhardt, Johann Ludwiglocked

(1784–1817)
  • Stanley Lane-Poole
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Burckhardt, Johann Ludwig (1784–1817), traveller, was born at Lausanne on 25 November 1784 of a family which had long been settled at Basel. His parents were Johann Rudolf Burckhardt (1750–1813), ribbon manufacturer, and his second wife, Sara, née Rohner. The French invasion of ...

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