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LÖWENSTEIN, LEOPOLD – German rabbi; born in Gailingen, Baden, Dec. 1, 1843. He attended the gymnasium at Bischofsheim-on-the-Tauber, receiving at the same time instruction in the Talmud from his father, who was district rabbi there. He subsequently...
LÖWENSTEIN, RUDOLF – German author; born at Breslau Feb. 20, 1819; died at Berlin Jan. 6, 1891. When only nine years of age he was baptized. Educated at the gymnasium at Glogau and the universities of Breslau and Berlin, he received the degree of...
LÖWENTHAL, JOHANN JACOB – Hungarian chess-master; born July, 1810, in Budapest; died at St. Leonard's-on-Sea, England, July 20, 1876. He was educated at the gymnasium of his native city, and received a civil appointment under the administration of Louis...
LÖWENTHAL, NATHAN – Russian histologist; born in 1856; educated at the Academy for Physicians and Surgeons at St. Petersburg and at the universities of Kiev and Geneva. From 1881 to 1884 he was assistant to Schiff at Geneva, but he went to Lausanne...
LÖWENTHAL, NAUMANN – German teacher and writer; born Feb. 25, 1819, at Schmiegel; died at Posen Feb. 28, 1855. He attended the gymnasium in Lissa and the universities of Berlin and Breslau, where he devoted himself principally to the study of...
LÖWI, ISAAC – German rabbi; born at Adelsdorf, near Erlangen, Bavaria, Jan. 31, 1803; died at Fürth Dec. 26, 1873. He received his Talmudical training at the yeshibah of Wolf Hamburger at Fürth, and studied philosophy and philology at the...
LÖWINSOHN, JACOB MORDECAI BEN JUDAH LÖB – Russo-Polish scholar and journalist; born in Grodno 1832; died in Warsaw Feb. 13, 1878. A son of the rabbi of Grodno, he was trained in Talmud, and then studied Russian, German, Polish, and French, which he mastered in a very...
LÖWISOHN, SOLOMON – Historian and poet; born in Mor, district of Stuhlweissenburg, Hungary, in 1788; died there April 27, 1821. He studied at the yeshibah of Prague, among his fellow students being his relative Moses Saphir, the humorist. He...
LÖWY, ADOLF – German physiologist; born in Berlin June 29, 1862; educated at the gymnasium and university of his native city (M.D. 1885), where he became privat-docent in physiology at the latter in 1895, and assistant professor in 1900. For...