August Adolph von Hennings

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1746 – 1826

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Who was August Adolph von Hennings?

August Adolph von Hennings was a politician, publicist and writer of the Age of Enlightenment, born into a Schleswig-Holstein family of lawyers. Active in Denmark and the German states, he was known as the "true apostle of the Enlightenment to the dukedoms" His elder sister Sophia married the physician Johann Albert Heinrich Reimarus.

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Born
Jul 19, 1746
Died
May 17, 1826

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on July 23, 2013

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