Simon Grunau
Simon Grunau (died ca. 1530) was the author of Preussische Chronik, the first comprehensive history of Prussia. The only personal information available is what he wrote himself in his work: that he wa...
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Louis Lewin
Louis Lewin (born in Tuchel, West Prussia, November 9, 1850; died December 1, 1929 in Berlin) was a German pharmacologist. In 1886, he published the first methodical analysis of the Peyote cactus, a ...
Charles W. Schroeder
Charles W. Schroeder (about 1853–1903) served two terms on the Los Angeles Common Council, the legislative branch of the city, in the 1880s.
Born in Prussia about 1843, Schroeder married in Los An...
Frederick William Lehmann
Frederick William Lehmann (February 28, 1853 – September 12, 1931) was a prominent American lawyer, statesman, United States Solicitor General, and rare book collector.
He was born February 28, 18...
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Ernst Heymann
Ernst Heymann (April 6, 1870 - March 2, 1946) was a German jurist from Berlin.He activated at "Monumenta Germaniae Historica", etc.
Prussian nobility
In Prussia, the Junkers (/ˈjʊŋkər/ YUUNG-kər; [ˈjʊŋkɐ]) were the members of the landed nobility in Prussia. They owned great estates that were maintained and worked by peasants with few rights. They w...
Mauritius Ferber
Mauritius Ferber (Polish: Maurycy Ferber) (1471 – 1 July 1537 in Heilsberg (Lidzbark Warmiński) was a member of the patrician Ferber family of Danzig (Gdańsk). As Roman Catholic Prince-Bishop of W...
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Agnes of Brandenburg, Duchess of Pomerania
Agnes of Brandenburg (born 17 July 1584 in Berlin; died: 26 March 1629 in Amt Neuhaus) was a Princess of Brandenburg by birth and by marriage successively Duchess of Pomerania and of Saxe-Lauenburg.
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Paul Adam (German soldier)
Paul Adam (23 March 1892 – 30 November 1969) was a highly decorated Oberst i.G. der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The K...
George Keith, 10th Earl Marischal
George Keith, 10th Earl Marischal (1692/3?, probably at Inverugie Castle – 1778, Potsdam) was a Scottish and Prussian army officer and diplomat. Jacobite by persuasion, he was the tenth and last Earl...
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Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński
Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński (Russian: Фадде́й Фра́нцевич Зели́нский; near Uman, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire, September 14, 1859 – May 8, 1944, Schondorf, Upper Bavaria) was a prominent Polish cl...
Konopacki family
The Konopacki Family was a prominent historical family of Prussian nobility whose members served as senators in the Prussian provincial diet, as advisers to the King of Poland, and as Bishops of Chełm...
Nicholas Schmidt
Nicholas Schmidt [sometimes called Nicolas or Nic] (November 8, 1860 - ?) was an American machinist, merchant, banker and brewer from Marathon City, Wisconsin who served three terms as a Democrat...
Gottfried Kinkel
Johann Gottfried Kinkel (11 August 1815 – 13 November 1882) was a German poet also noted for his revolutionary activities and his escape from a Prussian prison in Spandau with the help of his friend C...
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Richard Anders
Richard Anders (3 January 1915 – 9 September 1993) was a German Luftwaffe reconnaissance pilot and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iro...
Wilhelm Loeser
Wilhelm Loeser (1876-1953) was an American physician and pharmacist who provided medical care to underworld figures during the "Public enemy"-era of the 1930s. His most famous clients were John Dillin...
Wilhelm Herrmann
Johann Wilhelm Herrmann (6 December 1846 – 2 January 1922) was a Lutheran German theologian.Hermann taught at Halle before becoming professor at Marburg. Influenced by Kant and Ritschl, his theology w...