Victor Ehrenberg

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1851 – 1929

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Who was Victor Ehrenberg?

Victor Gabriel Ehrenberg was a German jurist.

Ehrenberg was born in Wolfenbüttel, Duchy of Brunswick. He is the uncle of historian Victor Ehrenberg, Geoffrey and Lewis Elton's great uncle and great-great uncle to Ben Elton.

He gave lectures at Universities of Göttingen, Rostock, again Göttingen, Leipzig.

He married Elise Marie A. Helene, daughter of the legal historian Rudolf von Jhering.

Their daughter Hedwig Martha Ehrenberg married scientist Max Born.

Their son Rudolf Ehrenberg was professor for physiology and medicine at the University of Goettingen.

Ehrenberg was also the great-grandfather of Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John.

He died in Göttingen.

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Born
Aug 22, 1851
Wolfenbüttel
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Germans
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
Mar 10, 1929
Göttingen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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