Eduard Heinrich von Flottwell
Eduard Heinrich Flottwell (23 July 1786 – 28 May 1865; after 1861 von Flottwell) was a Prussian Staatsminister. He served as Oberpräsident (governor) of the Grand Duchy of Posen (from 1830) and ...
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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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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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Theodor Kullak
Theodor Kullak (12 September 1818 – 1 March 1882) was a German pianist, composer, and teacher. He was born in Krotoschin and died in Berlin.
Kullak was born in Krotoschin (Krotoszyn...
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Marcus Jastrow
Marcus Jastrow (June 5, 1829, Rogoźno – October 13, 1903) was a renowned Talmudic scholar, most famously known for his authorship of the popular and comprehensive A Dictionary of the Targumim, Talmud ...
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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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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,...
Wilhelm Freund
Wilhelm Freund (January 27, 1806 – June 4, 1894) was a German Jewish philologist, born at Kępno. He studied education at Berlin and Wrocław, and was chiefly occupied in teaching till 1870, when he ret...
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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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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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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...
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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Karol Libelt
Karol Libelt (8 April 1807, Poznań, Grand Duchy of Posen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Confederation - 9 June 1875, Brdowo) was a Polish philosopher, writer, political and social activist, social worker...
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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.
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 ...
Samuel Holdheim
Samuel Holdheim (1806 – 22 August 1860) was a German rabbi and author, and one of the more extreme leaders of the early Reform Movement in Judaism. A pioneer in modern Jewish homiletics, he was often...
Ewaryst Estkowski
Ewaryst Estkowski (1820–1856) was a Polish teacher, education activist, and editor of Szkoła Polska (Polish School) magazine.Ewaryst Estkowski died 1856 in Germany Bad Soden am Taunus near Frankfurt M...
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Jacob Caro
Jacob Caro (February 2, 1835 — December 12, 1904) was a Jewish German historian.Caro was born in Gnesen (Gniezno), Grand Duchy of Posen, the son of Joseph Chayyim Caro. After several years of di...
Antoni Radziwiłł
Prince Antoni Henryk Radziwiłł (13 June 1775 – 7 April 1833) was a Polish and Prussian noble, aristocrat, musician and politician. Initially a hereditary Duke of Nieśwież and Ołyka, as a scion o...
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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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