Dr. Johann Gottfried Wetzstein (19 February 1815 – 18 January 1905) was an Orientalist and a Prussian diplomat. He was the Prussian consul in Damascus, Syria, Ottoman Empire, and he was an Orientalist academic. He was consul from 1848 to 1862.
He interceded on behalf of the Syrian Christians in 1860.
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Johann Baptist Homann was a German geographer and cartographer, who also made maps of the Americas.
Johann Gottfried Kinkel was a German poet also noted for his revolutionary activities and his escape from a Prussian prison in Spandau with the help of his friend Carl Schurz.
Johann Gottfried Flügel was a German lexicographer.
Heinrich Karl Brugsch was a German Egyptologist. He was associated with Auguste Mariette in his excavations at Memphis. He became director of the School of Egyptology at Cairo, producing numerous very valuable works and pioneering the decipherment of Demotic, the simplified script of the later Egyptian periods.
Ludwig Traube was a German physician and co-founder of the experimental pathology in Germany.
Wilhelm Ritter von Hertz was a German writer. He was born in Stuttgart.
Since the 18th century Berlin has been an influential musical center in Germany and Europe. First as an important trading city in the Hanseatic League, then as the capital of the electorate of Brandenburg and the Prussian Kingdom, later on as one of the biggest cities in Germany it fostered an influential music culture that remains vital until today. Berlin can be regarded as the breeding ground for the powerful choir movement that played such an important role in the broad socialization of music in Germany during the 19th century.
Friedrichswerder Church was the first Neo-Gothic church built in Berlin, Germany. It was designed by an architect better known for his Neoclassical architecture, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, and was built under his direction, 1824-1831.
Julius Rudolph Ottomar Freiherr von Minutoli was a Prussian chief of police, diplomat, scientist, and author, as well as a gifted draughtsman.
The Landtag of Prussia was the representative assembly of the Kingdom of Prussia implemented in 1849, a bicameral legislature consisting of the upper House of Lords (Herrenhaus) and the lower House of Representatives (Abgeordnetenhaus). After World War I and the German Revolution of 1918–19 the Landtag diet continued as the parliament of the Free State of Prussia between 1921 and 1934, when it was abolished by the Nazi regime.
Stefan Weber is a German Orientalist and director of the Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, Germany. Previously, he was assistant professor of material history at the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations of Aga Khan University in London.
Johann Wilhelm Schwedler was a German civil engineer and civil servant who designed many bridges and public buildings and invented the Schwedler truss and the Schwedler cupola. He is an author of Schwedler's theorem, a theory defining relation between shear force and bending moment.
Rheinsberg Palace lies in the municipality of Rheinsberg, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northwest of Berlin in the German district of Ostprignitz-Ruppin.
Gustav Bauernfeind was a German painter, illustrator and architect of partly Jewish origin. He is considered to be one of the most notable Orientalist painters of Germany.
Hugo Hagen was a German sculptor.
Julius Heinrich Petermann was a German Orientalist.
Adolf Hermann Wilhelm Hagen was a public official in Prussia. He was also a banker and a liberal politician.
Islamkundliche Untersuchungen is a series of scholarly publications in the field of Islamic studies issued by the Klaus Schwarz Verlag of Berlin, Germany. Most of the texts are in German, with some in English, French or other languages.
Johann Gottfried Teske was a Prussian physicist and philosopher who is best known for his collaboration with Immanuel Kant on his work De Igne.
Alfred von Kremer (* May 13 1828 in Penzing at Vienna; † December 27 1889 in Döbling was an Austrian orientalist and politician.