David Rosin
David Rosin (May 27, 1823 – December 31, 1894) was a German Jewish theologian from Rosenberg, Silesia.Having received his early instruction from his father, who was a teacher in his native town,...
Oscar Slater
Oscar Joseph Slater (8 January 1872 – 31 January 1948) was a victim of a Scottish miscarriage of justice. He was born Oscar Leschziner in Oppeln, Upper Silesia, Germany to a Jewish family. Around 1893...
Benno Landsberger
Benno Landsberger (21 April 1890 in Friedek, Austrian Silesia – 26 April 1968) was one of the most important German Assyriologists.
He was born in Friedek (Austrian Silesia) and from 1908 studied ...
Adolf Martin Schlesinger
Adolf Martin Schlesinger (4 October 1769 – 11 October 1838) was a German music publisher whose firm became one of the most influential in Berlin in the early nineteenth century.
Schlesinger was Je...
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Arnold Mendelssohn
Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn (Racibórz, 26 December 1855 – Darmstadt, 18 February 1933) was a German composer and music teacher.Mendelssohn was born in the then Ratibor, Province of Silesia, son of Felix...
Yehuda Gruenfeld
Yehuda Gruenfeld (Grünfeld, Greenfeld) (Hebrew: יהודה גרינפלד‎; born 28 February 1956) an Israeli chess Grandmaster. He was born in Dzierżoniów in Poland.As of April 2007, his Elo rating was 24...
Heimann Hariton Tiktin
Heimann Hariton Tiktin (August 9, 1850 – March 13, 1936), born Heimann Tiktin, was a Silesian-born Romanian Jewish linguist and academic, one of the founders of modern Romanian linguistics.
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Rudolf Meidner
Rudolf Alfred Meidner (23 June 1914 in Breslau, Silesia – 9 December 2005 in Lidingö, Sweden) was a Swedish economist.Son of Alfred Meidner and Elise Bandmann. Being Jewish and a Socialist he was forc...
Moritz Traube
Moritz Traube (12 February 1826, Ratibor, Province of Silesia, Prussia (now Racibórz, Poland) – 28 June 1894, Berlin, German Empire) was a German chemist (physiological chemistry) and universal privat...
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Siegbert Tarrasch
Siegbert Tarrasch [ziːɡbɐt taraʃ] (5 March 1862 – 17 February 1934) was one of the strongest chess players and most influential chess teachers of the late 19th century and early 20th century.Tar...
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Franz Skutsch
Franz Skutsch (6 January, 1865 – 29 September, 1912) was a German classical philologist and linguist born in Neisse. He was the father of classical philologist Otto Skutsch (1906-1990).He studie...
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Rudolf Fränkel
Rudolf Fränkel, often anglicised as Rudolf or Rudolph Frankel (born 14 June 1901 in Neisse, Upper Silesia, now Nysa, Poland, died 23 April 1974 in Oxford, Ohio) was a German-Jewish architect who was a...
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Schlessinger
Schlessinger is a German surname meaning "from Silesia" (German: Schlesien) and may refer to:People
Herbert Hupka
Herbert Hupka (August 15, 1915 – August 24, 2006) was a German journalist, politician (SPD and later the CDU), and advocate for the Germans expelled from neighbouring countries after the Second ...
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Max Rostal
Max Rostal (7 July 1905 – 6 August 1991) was a violinist and a viola player. He was Austrian-born, but later took British citizenship.
Max Rostal was born in Cieszyn and studied wit...
Oskar Seidlin
Oskar Seidlin (February 17, 1911 – December 11, 1984); German-born American literary scholar, poet, and writer of children’s stories. He is also said to have co‑authored several detective novels or K...
Fritz Haber
Fritz Haber ([ˈhaːbɐ]; 9 December 1868 – 29 January 1934) was a German chemist of Jewish origin who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for his development of the Haber process, which was th...
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Karl Weigert
Karl Weigert, Carl Weigert (19 March 1845 in Münsterberg in Silesia – 5 August 1904 in Frankfurt am Main) was a German Jewish pathologist.He received his education at the universities of Berlin,...
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Richard Courant
Richard Courant (January 8, 1888 – January 27, 1972) was a German mathematician. He is best known by the general public for the book What is Mathematics?, co-written with Herbert Robbins.
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Neisser
Neisser is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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Wilhelm Ebstein
Wilhelm Ebstein (November 27, 1836, Jauer, Prussian Silesia – October 22, 1912) was a German physician.
He studied medicine at the University of Breslau under Friedrich Theodor von Frerichs and at...
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Ottomar Rosenbach
Ottomar Ernst Felix Rosenbach (January 4, 1851, Krappitz, Silesia - March 20, 1907) was a German physician.Krappitz was a Silesian city where his father, Samuel Rosenbach, practised medicine. He recei...
Abraham Lewinsky
Abraham Lewinsky was a late nineteenth to early twentieth century German rabbi. He was born on March 1, 1866, in Wodzisław Śląski, Upper Silesia. He studied at the University of Breslau from 1884 to ...
Ludwig Traube (physician)
Ludwig Traube (12 January 1818, Ratibor, Silesia, now Racibórz, Poland – 11 April 1876, Berlin) was a German physician and co-founder of the experimental pathology in Germany.
Ludwig Traube was a ...
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Monika Hellwig
Monika Konrad Hildegard Hellwig (10 December 1929 – 30 September 2005) was a German-born British academic, author, educator and theologian, who spent much of her life in the United States. A former Re...
Paulus Stephanus Cassel
Paulus Stephanus Cassel (February 27, 1821 – December 23, 1892), born Selig Cassel, was a German Jewish convert to Christianity, writer, orator, and missionary to Jews.
Cassel was born in Gross-Gl...
Emin Pasha
Mehmed Emin Pasha (born Isaak Eduard Schnitzer, baptized Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor Schnitzer; March 28, 1840 – October 23, 1892) was an Ottoman-German physician, naturalist, and governor of the Egypti...
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Immanuel Oscar Menahem Deutsch
Immanuel Oscar Menahem Deutsch (1829 – 28 October 1873) was a German Jewish scholar of Semitic studies, the Talmud and Middle Eastern studies.
He was born in Neisse, Prussian Silesia (now Nysa, Po...
Joseph Zedner
Joseph Zedner (February 10, 1804, Gross-Glogau – October 10, 1871, Berlin) was a German Jewish bibliographer and librarian.After completing his education, he acted as teacher in the Jewish school in S...
Bernhard Schottländer
Bernhard Schottländer (1895–1920) was a German socialist politician and journalist.Schottländer grew up in one of the richest Jewish families in Breslau (present-day Wrocław in Poland). His fami...