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Hayek, Friedrich August von(Encyclopedia)Hayek, Friedrich August von fr´drkh ougoost´ fôn h´k [key], 1899–1992, British economist, b. Vienna. He was raised and educated in Austria and taught at the London School of Economics ...
Schlegel, August Wilhelm von(Encyclopedia)Schlegel, August Wilhelm von ou´goost vl´hlm fn shl´gl [key], 1767–1845, German scholar and poet. With his brother, Friedrich von Schlegel, he founded the Athenaeum, which he edited (...
Kekulé von Stradonitz, Friedrich August(Encyclopedia)Kekulé von Stradonitz, Friedrich August fr´drkh ou´goost k´kool fn shträ´dnts [key], 1829–96, German organic chemist. He was professor at Ghent (1858–65) and at Bonn from 1...
Schlegel, Friedrich von(Encyclopedia)Schlegel, Friedrich von fr´drkh fn shl´gl [key], 1772–1829, German philosopher, critic, and writer, most prominent of the founders of German romanticism. Educated in law at Göttingen an...
Mackensen, August von(Encyclopedia)Mackensen, August von ou´goost fn mä´knzn [key], 1849–1945, German field marshal. In World War I he defeated the Russians in the battle of the Masurian Lakes (1914–15), conducted succes...
Wassermann, August von(Encyclopedia)Wassermann, August von ws´rmn, Ger. ou´goost fn väs´rmän [key], 1866–1925, German physician and bacteriologist. In Berlin he was director of the department of experimental therapy a...
Kotzebue, August von(Encyclopedia)Kotzebue, August von ou´goost fn kôt´sboo [key], 1761–1819, German dramatist and politician. He wrote some 200 plays, including Menschenhass und Reue (1789, tr. The Stranger, 1798), Die S...
Argelander, Friedrich Wilhelm August(Encyclopedia)Argelander, Friedrich Wilhelm August fr´drkh vl´hlm ou´goost är´gländr [key], 1799–1875, German astronomer. He became director of the observatory at the Univ. of Bonn in 1837 and...
Fröbel, Friedrich Wilhelm August(Encyclopedia)Fröbel, Friedrich Wilhelm August: see Froebel.
Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August(Encyclopedia)Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August fr´bl, fr´–, Ger. fr´drkh vl´hlm ou´goost frö´bl [key], 1782–1852, German educator and founder of the kindergarten system. He had an unha...
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