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Börne, Ludwig, 1786-1837



  • Existence: 1786 - 1837

Karl Ludwig Börne (born "Loeb Baruch"; 6 May 1786 – 12 February 1837) was a German-Jewish political writer and satirist, who is considered part of the Young Germany movement. He studied constitutional law and political science at University of Heidelberg and Giessen. There, he received his PhD in 1809 with the dissertation "Ueber die Geometrische Vertheilung der Staatsgebiete." In 1818, he converted to Lutheran Protestantism, changing his name from Loeb Baruch to Ludwig Börne.

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Ludwig Börne letter

Mss 807414
Identifier: Mss 807414
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