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Gordon Goodwin

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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 ...


Theodores, Tobias (1808–1886), linguist and Jewish scholar, was born Theodore Tobias in Margulin, in the province of Posen, Prussia. At the age of sixteen he moved to London with his uncle, before moving to Manchester a few years later to take up a position at the counting house of ...