Akiva Eger
Rabbi Akiva Eger (also spelled as Akiva Eiger), or Akiva Güns, Yiddish: עקיבא אייגער, (Eisenstadt, 1761 – Poznań, 1837) was an outstanding Talmudic scholar, influential halakhic decisor and foremo...
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Wladislaw Taczanowski
Wladislaw (von) Taczanowski (12 August 1825 – 13 March 1893) was an elected member of the German Reichstag in Berlin from March 1871 to January 1877 as a representative of the Polenpartei ("Poli...
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Lazarus Fuchs
Lazarus Immanuel Fuchs (5 May 1833 – 26 April 1902) was a German mathematician who contributed important research in the field of linear differential equations. He was born in Moschin (Mosina) (...
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Richard Rothe
Richard Rothe (28 January 1799 - 20 August 1867) was a German Lutheran theologian.
Richard Rothe was born at Posen, then part of Prussia. He studied theology in the universities of Heidelberg and ...
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Eduard Lasker
Eduard Lasker (originally Jizchak Lasker; 14 October 1829 – 5 January 1884) was a German politician and jurist. Lasker was a German nationalist. Inspired by the French Revolution, he became a spokesma...
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Edward Raczyński (1786–1845)
Count Edward Raczyński, of the Nałęcz coat-of-arms (April 2, 1786 in Poznań – January 20, 1845 in Zaniemyśl) was a Polish conservative politician, protector of arts, founder of the Raczyński Library i...
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Adolf Lewin
Adolf Lewin was a German rabbi and author. He was born in Pinne, Grand Duchy of Posen on September 23, 1843. Lewin was educated at the Jewish Theological Seminary and at the University of Breslau. I...
Karol Marcinkowski
Karol Marcinkowski (23 June 1800 in Poznań–6 November 1846) was a Polish physician, social activist in the Greater Poland region (also called the Grand Duchy of Poznań), supporter of the basic e...
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Gustav Gottheil
Gustav Gottheil (May 28, 1827, Pinne/Pniewy, Grand Duchy of Posen, Prussia – April 15, 1903, New York City) was a Prussian born American rabbi. Gottheil eventually became one of the most influential,...
Roman Szymański
Roman Szymański (4 August 1840, Kostrzyn - 18 December 1908, Poznań) was a Polish political activist, publicist, editor of Orędownik magazine.
Teodor Teofil Matecki
Teodor Teofil Matecki (April 25, 1810 – May 15, 1886) was a Polish physician, social activist and member of Poznań Society of Friends of Learning. He died in his home town of Poznań.
Mateck...
Leo Königsberger
Leo Königsberger (15 October 1837 – 15 December 1921) was a German mathematician, and historian of science. He is best known for his three-volume biography of Hermann von Helmholtz, which remains the...
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Johann Gottfried Piefke
Johann Gottfried Piefke (9 September 1817 – 25 January 1884) was a German conductor, Kapellmeister and composer of military music.Piefke was born in Schwerin an der Warthe in the Grand Duchy of ...
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August Cieszkowski
Count August Cieszkowski (12 September 1814, Nowa Sucha – 12 March 1894, Wierzenica) was a Polish philosopher, economist and social and political activist. His Hegelian philosophy influenced the young...
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Carl Friedrich Richard Förster
Carl Friedrich Richard Förster (15 November 1825 – 7 July 1902) was a German ophthalmologist born in the town of Lissa (today Leszno, Poland).He received his medical doctorate in 1849, and for most of...
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Michael Friedländer
Michael Friedländer (April 29, 1833 – December 10, 1910) was an Orientalist and principal of Jews' College, London. He is best known for his English translation of Maimonides' Guide to the Perplexed,...
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Ernst von Prittwitz und Gaffron
Ernst Karl Ferdinand von Prittwitz und Gaffron (born 20 January 1833 in Poznań, died 24 February 1904 in Karlsruhe) was a Royal Prussian Lieutenant General and Knight of Justice of the Order of Saint ...
Maksymilian Jackowski
Maksymilian Jackowski (11 October 1815 in Slupia, Grand Duchy of Posen – 14 January 1905 in Posen) was a Polish activist, secretary-general of the Central Economic Society (Centralne Towarzystwo...
Manuel Joël
Manuel Joël (or Joel; October 19, 1826 – November 3, 1890) was a German Jewish philosopher and preacher.He was born in Birnbaum (Międzychód), Grand Duchy of Posen. After teaching for several years at...
Friedrich Goltz
Friedrich Leopold Goltz (14 August 1834 in Posen (Poznań), Grand Duchy of Posen – 5 May 1902 in Straßburg (Strasbourg)) was a German physiologist and nephew of the writer Bogumil Goltz.He studied medi...
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Ludwig Dessoir
Ludwig Dessoir, original name Leopold Dessauer (15 December 1810 – 30 December 1874) was a German actor born in Posen, the son of a Jewish tradesman. He made his first appearance on the stage ...
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Walenty Stefański
Walenty Stefański (1813, Śródka, Poznań County - 1877) was a Polish bookseller, publisher, political activist and co-founder of the Polish League (Liga Polska). He supported autonomy for Greater Polan...
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Leon Wegner
Leon Wegner (31 March 1824, Poznań – 9 July 1873, Poznań) was a Polish economist and historian, co-founder of Poznań Society of Friends of Arts and Sciences.
Gustaw Potworowski
Gustaw Potworowski, count, ([ˈɡustaf pɔtfɔˈrɔfskʲi]; June 3, 1800, Bielewo - November 23, 1860, Poznań) was a Polish activist, founder of the Kasyno in Gostyń, activist of the Polish League (Liga Pols...
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Władysław Oleszczyński
Władysław Oleszczyński (17 December 1807, Końskowola - 11 April 1866, Rome) was a Polish sculptor who created a monument of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań and the tombstone of Juliusz Słowacki at the Montm...
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Hermann Tietz
Hermann Tietz was a German merchant of Jewish origin. Tietz was born on 29 April 1837 in Birnbaum an der Warthe near Posen (today Międzychód, Poland) and died on 3 May 1907 in Berlin). He was buried i...
Philipp Scharwenka
Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka (16 February 1847, Samter, Grand Duchy of Posen – 16 July 1917, Bad Nauheim) was a German composer and teacher of music. He was the older brother of Xaver Scharwenka.
He ...
Kazimierz Jarochowski
Kazimierz Jarochowski (1828–1888) was a Polish historian, publicist of the Dziennik Poznański (Poznań Daily), co-founder of PTPN.
Friedrich Wilhelm Eduard Gerhard
Friedrich Wilhelm Eduard Gerhard (November 29, 1795 – May 12, 1867) was a German archaeologist. He was co-founder and secretary of the first international archaeological society.
Gerhard was bor...
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