Franz Hermann Troschel (10 October 1810 – 6 November 1882) was a German zoologist born in Spandau.
He studied mathematics and natural history at the University of Berlin, where he was awarded his doctorate in 1834.From 1840 to 1849 he was an assistant to Martin Lichtenstein at the Natural History Museum of Berlin. In 1849 he became a professor of zoology and natural history at the University of Bonn. In 1851 he became a member of the Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
Troschel is remembered for the identification and classification of species in the fields of malacology, ichthyology and herpetology. A few of the species that contain his name are Troschel's sea star ( Evasterias troschelii), Troschel's parrotfish ( Chlorurus troschelii), Troschel's murex ( Murex troschelii), and a freshwater snail ( Bithynia troschelii).
Johannes Peter Müller was a German physiologist, comparative anatomist, ichthyologist, and herpetologist, known not only for his discoveries but also for his ability to synthesize knowledge. The paramesonephric duct was named in his honor.
Karl Hermann Johannes Thiele was a German zoologist specialized in malacology. Thiele was born in Goldap, East Prussia. His Handbuch der systematischen Weichtierkunde is a standard work. From 1904 until his retirement in 1925 he was the curator of the malacological collection at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Thiele described more than 1.500 new species of molluscs; until today their types are deposited with the Museum of Natural History in Berlin. Especially important are his works on the Mollusca of the First German Antarctica Expedition and of the German Deep Sea Expedition aboard the vessel Valdivia.
Friedrich Julius Stahl, German constitutional lawyer, political philosopher and politician.
Friedrich Hermann Loew was a German entomologist who specialised in the study of Diptera, an order of insects including flies, mosquitoes, gnats and midges. He described many world species and was the first specialist to work on the Diptera of the United States.
The Düsseldorf school of painting is a term referring to a group of painters who taught or studied at the Düsseldorf Academy during the 1830s and 1840s, when the Academy was directed by the painter Wilhelm von Schadow.
Albrecht Friedrich Weber was a German Indologist and historian.
Hermann Friedrich Stannius was a German anatomist, physiologist and entomologist. He specialised in the insect order Diptera especially the family Dolichopodidae.
The German parliament or Reichstag that was elected in the general election of May 1928 and sat until that of September 1930 was the fourth parliament of the Weimar Republic.
Franz Philip Kaulen was a German Catholic scriptural scholar.
Julius Victor Carus was a German zoologist, comparative anatomist and entomologist.
Bithynia transsilvanica is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic prosobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Bithyniidae.
General of the Infantry is a former rank of the German Ground forces. Presently it is an appointment or position given to an OF-8 rank officer, who is responsible for particular affairs of training and equipment of the Bundeswehr infantry.
Friedrich von Müller was a German physician remembered for describing Müller's sign. He was the son of the head of the medical department in the hospital in Augsburg. He studied natural sciences in Munich and medicine in Munich, under Carl von Voit, and Würzburg. He was awarded his doctorate in Munich in 1882, and became assistant to Carl Jakob Adolf Christian Gerhardt in Würzburg and later Berlin. He was habilitated in internal medicine in 1888 and became professor of clinical propaedeutics and laryngology in Bonn. He moved to Breslau in 1890, Marburg in 1892, and Basel in 1899, before returning to Munich in 1902. His approach to clinical teaching and how to improve medical education were widely recognised and influenced medical education in the UK and USA.
Franz Martin Hilgendorf was a German zoologist and paleontologist. Hilgendorf's research on fossil snails from the Steinheim crater in the early 1860s became a palaeontological evidence for the theory of evolution published by Charles Darwin in 1859.
The Gelöbnis treuester Gefolgschaft was a declaration by 88 German writers and poets of their loyalty to Adolf Hitler. It was printed in the Vossische Zeitung on 26 October 1933 and publicised by the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin. It was also published in other newspapers, such as the Frankfurter Zeitung, to widen public awareness of the confidence of the signed poets and writers in Hitler as the Chancellor of Germany.
The Friedenspark is an open space of about 20 hectares in the centre of Leipzig, in the district of Zentrum-Südost, located between the Ostplatz to the north and the Russian Memorial Church to the south. The park was opened in 1983, after the secularisation and clearance, under the then East German regime, of the Neuer Johannisfriedhof, which is what the space used to be, and its thorough reconstruction.
Heinrich Friedrich Franz Körte was a German natural and agricultural scientist, and for thirty years Professor of Natural Sciences at the Agricultural Academy in Möglin, which was founded by Albrecht Daniel Thaer.
Franz Duncker was a German publisher, left-liberal politician and social reformer.