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LöW, MORITZ – Astronomer; born at Mako, Hungary, in 1841; died in Steglitz, Berlin, May 25, 1900; studied at the universities of Leipsic and Vienna, and received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Budapest (1867). After graduating he...
LUBLINER, HUGO – German dramatist; born at Breslau April 22, 1846. He studied at the industrial school in Berlin, and became manager of a cotton and woolen mill. Inclination led him to dramatic composition. At first he wrote occasionally only,...
MAAS, MYRTIL – French mathematician; born in France in 1792; died in Paris Feb. 27, 1865. He early showed an aptitude for mathematics, and in 1813 entered the Ecole Normale at Paris, where he studied until the political upheaval of 1815 caused...
MAGNUS, HEINRICH GUSTAV – German chemist and physicist; born in Berlin May 2, 1802; died there April 4, 1870. He was graduated from the University of Berlin in 1827, afterward studying a year at Stockholm under Berzelius, and later spending some time in...
MAGNUS, LUDWIG IMMANUEL – German mathematician; born in Berlin March 15, 1790; died there Sept. 25, 1861; cousin of Heinrich Gustav Magnus. His father died when he was young; and his mother induced him to enter his uncle's bank; after business hours he...
MAHLER, EDUARD – Austrian astronomer; born in Cziffer, Hungary, 1857. He was graduated from the Vienna public school in 1876, and then studied mathematics and physics at the university in that city, taking his degree in 1880. From Nov. 1, 1882,...
MAISON, KARL – Bavarian merchant, manufacturer and deputy; born in Oberdorf, Württemberg, Sept. 18, 1840; died in Munich Sept. 29, 1896. He was educated at the primary and Latin schools at Oberdorf, and received a business training at...
MANDL, MORITZ – Austrian dramatist and journalist; born in Presburg May 13, 1840. He went to Vienna and there joined the editorial staff of the "Wanderer" (1862) and later that of the "Neue Freie Presse." Since 1877 he has been assistant editor...
MANNHEIMER (MAGYAR), GUSTAV – Hungarian painter; born at Budapest Feb. 27, 1854. He studied at the schools of drawing in Budapest, Munich, Vienna, and Rome. The best known of his paintings are: "On Flowery Mead," "Procession at Anacapri," "Young Tramps," and...
MARC, CHARLES CHRETIEN HENRI – French physician; born in Amsterdam Nov. 4, 1771, died in Paris Jan. 12, 1841. He took the degree of M.D. at Erlangen in 1792, and practised at Vienna, Bamberg, and in Bohemia. In 1795 he went to Paris, where with Fourcroy,...
MARC-MOSSÉ, JOSEPH – French poet and author; born in Carpentras about 1780; died in Paris Feb. 21, 1825. His name appears to have been originally "Moses"; he was known also under the pseudonyms "L'Ami" and "Lejoyeux de Saint Acre." At the age of six...
MARKUS, LUDWIG – German Orientalist; born in Dessau Oct. 31, 1798; died in Paris July 15, 1843. He attended the Franzschule and the ducal gymnasium in Dessau; he was sent to the latter by the hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, his father having...
MARX, JACOB – German physician; born in Bonn 1743; died in Hanover Jan. 24, 1789; studied medicine in Halle (M. D. 1765). He traveled for scientific purposes in Holland and England, in the latter country making the acquaintance of Dr. John...
MARX, ROGER – French art critic; born in Nancy Aug 28, 1859. In 1878 he went to Paris, where he wrote for various theater and art journals. In 1883 he became art, and afterward literary, critic of the "Voltaire." He was later appointed...
MÄRZROTH – Austrian author; born in Vienna March 21, 1818; died at Salzburg in 1888. After leaving the University of Vienna in 1844 he entered the field of journalism, in which his influence helped to establish a more liberal régime. He...
MASSARANI, TULLO – Italian senator, author, and painter; born at Mantua in 1826. He studied law at Pavia and took an active part in the Italian revolution of 1848, after the failure of which he fled to Frankfort-on-the-Main. From Paris he went to...
MAUROGONATO, ISACCO PESARO – Italian legislator; born in Venice Nov. 26, 1817; died in Rome April 5, 1892. He was a member of a prominent family of Ferrara. His father, Israel Pesaro, removed to Venice on his marriage, and the son took the name of...
MAUTHNER, FRITZ – Austrian poet, novelist, and satirist; born in Horitz, Bohemia, Nov. 22, 1849. He attended the Piarist gymnasium in Prague and then ostensibly studied law at the university, though in reality he busied himself almost exclusively...
MAUTHNER, JULIUS – Austrian chemist; born in Vienna Sept. 26, 1852; educated at Vienna University (M.D. 1879), where he became privatdocent in experimental medical chemistry (1881) and assistant professor (June 3, 1885). He is a member of the...
MAUTNER, EDUARD – German author and journalist; born at Budapest Nov. 13, 1824; died in Baden, near Vienna, July 2, 1889. His father, who was a merchant in Budapest, died when Eduard was seven years old, whereupon his mother, with her children,...
MAYER, ELKAN – German army physician; born in Frankfort-on-the-Main (where his father was a physician), and took his degree at a German university. In 1753 he applied to the council of Frankfort for permission to practise, but the petition was...
NEUMANN, CARL FRIEDRICH – German Orientalist and historian; born at Reichmansdorf, near Bamberg, Dec. 22, 1798; died in Berlin March 17, 1870. His parents were named Bamberger. Entering first upon a business life, Neumann later studied at Heidelberg...
NEUSTÄTTER, LOUIS – German portrait- and genre-painter; born in Munich Sept. 5, 1829; died in Tutzing, on the Starnbergersee, May 24, 1899. Neustätter studied first under the copperplate-engraver Peter Latz, then at the Munich Polytechnicum and the...
NISSEN (NISSEN-SALOMAN), HENRIETTE – Swedish singer; born in Göteborg March 12, 1819; died in Harzburg Aug. 27, 1879. She studied pianoforte under Chopin (1839), and singing under Manuel Garcia at Paris. She made her début at the Italian opera in Paris Nov. 12,...
SCHIFF, EMIL – Austrian journalist; born in Raudnitz, Bohemia, May 30, 1849; died in Berlin Jan. 23, 1899. Schiff was the son of a petty merchant, and became a pupil at the Jewish public school in his native town and at the German gymnasium in...