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date: 28 February 2020

Rosen, Friedrich Augustlocked

(1805–1837)
  • Stanley Lane-Poole
  • , revised by J. B. Katz

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Rosen, Friedrich August (1805–1837), Sanskritist, son of Friedrich Ballhorn Rosen, a legal writer, was born at Hanover on 2 September 1805. His early education was conducted at the Göttingen Gymnasium, and in 1822 he entered the University of Leipzig, where he abandoned law in favour of oriental studies. Resolving to devote himself especially to Sanskrit, he moved to ...

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