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date: 15 April 2021

Loewe, Louislocked

  • Gordon Goodwin
  • , revised by John D. Haigh


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 ...

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