Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 15 April 2021

Loewe, Louislocked

(1809–1888)
  • Gordon Goodwin
  • , revised by John D. Haigh

Extract

Loewe, Louis (1809–1888), linguist, was born of Jewish parents at Zülz, Prussian Silesia. After attending successively Rosenburg Academy and the colleges of Leszno, Nikolsburg (Mikulov), and Bratislava, studying theology, oriental languages, and the sciences, he matriculated at the University of Berlin, where he took the degree of PhD. His knowledge of languages and numismatics was already considerable, and on a visit to ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)