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(Encyclopedia)Albrecht. For rulers thus named, use Albert.

Altdorfer, Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Altdorfer, Albrecht älˈbrĕkht ältdôrˈfər [key], 1480–1538, German painter and engraver. He served as city architect of Regensburg, where much of his life was spent. Although influenced by Dü...

Dürer, Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Dürer, Albrecht älˈbrĕkht dürˈər, 1471–1528, German painter, engraver, and theoretician, most influential artist of the German school, b. Nuremberg. Dürer's principal accomplishments wer...

Penck, Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Penck, Albrecht älˈbrĕkht pĕngk [key], 1858–1945, German geographer and geologist. He was professor at the Univ. of Vienna (1885–1906) and at the Univ. of Berlin (1906–26) and was director (...

Pfister, Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Pfister, Albrecht älˈbrĕkht pfĭsˈtər [key], c.1420–c.1470, printer, of Bamberg, Bavaria. He is believed to have been the first to print illustrated books (c.1460) and to have been the printer ...

Ritschl, Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Ritschl, Albrecht älˈbrĕkht rĭchˈəl [key], 1822–89, German Protestant theologian. He taught theology at Bonn (1851–64) and at Göttingen (from 1864). The Ritschlian theology, a reaction agai...

Kossel, Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Kossel, Albrecht älˈbrĕkht kôsˈəl [key], 1853–1927, German physiologist. He was professor at Heidelberg from 1901. He specialized in the physiological chemistry of the cell and its nucleus and...

Bengel, Johann Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Bengel, Johann Albrecht yōˈhän älˈbrĕkht bĕngˈəl [key], 1687–1752, German Lutheran theologian and biblical scholar. He was appointed (1713) professor in charge of a theological training sch...

Bethe, Hans Albrecht

(Encyclopedia)Bethe, Hans Albrecht bāˈtə [key], 1906–2005, American physicist, b. Strassburg, Germany (now Strasbourg, France), educated at Frankfurt and Munich universities. Fleeing Nazi Germany in 1933, he c...

Haller, Albrecht von

(Encyclopedia)Haller, Albrecht von älˈbrĕcht fən häˈlər [key], 1708–77, Swiss scientist and writer. He had already won distinction as botanist and poet when he was appointed (1736) professor of anatomy, me...

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