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Brink, Charles Oscar [formerly Karl Oskar Levy] (1907–1994), classical scholar, was born on 13 March 1907 at Pybalstrasse 14, Charlottenburg, Germany, the elder of two sons of Arthur Levy (1874–1941), lawyer, and his wife, Elise (1879–1956), daughter of Oskar Misch, businessman, of ...

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Ewald, Ferdinand Christian (1802–1874), Christian missionary to the Jews, was born of Jewish parentage near Bamberg, in Bavaria, the son of David Ewald, optician. He joined the Christian faith in 1822. As a Lutheran minister he came under the aegis of the London Society for Promoting Christianity amongst the Jews...

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Joachim, Joseph (1831–1907), violinist, born in Kitsee, near Pressburg, on 28 June 1831, was the seventh of the eight children of Julius Joachim, a wool merchant, and his wife, Fanny. After the family moved to Pest in 1833 he began violin lessons with ...

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Joseph Joachim (1831–1907) by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1868 John Beatty; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lincoln, Ignatius Timotheus Trebitsch [formerly Ignácz Trebitsch; name in religion Chao Kung] (1879–1943), political adventurer, was born in Paks, Hungary, on 4 April 1879, the second son of Nathan Trebitsch (d. 1899), a merchant, and his wife, Julia, née Freund (...

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Schwabe, Gustav Christian (1813–1897), shipowner and financier, one of four sons of Philipp Benjamin Schwabe and his second wife, Rosalie Levi, was born in Hamburg on 10 May 1813. Philipp Schwabe, a very wealthy Jewish merchant, had an older son, Ludwig Philipp, from his first marriage, to a woman called ...

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Zepler, Eric Ernest [formerly Erich Ernst] (1898–1980), electrical engineer and university teacher, was born on 27 January 1898 in Herford, Westphalia, Germany, the younger son of Martin Zepler (1862–1939), a country doctor, and his wife, Flora Guttfreund (1866–1943). His Jewish parents converted to Christianity in 1902, and he was baptized in the ...