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    Burlingame, Edward Livermore (male) 05/30/1848 - 11/15/1922 American University of Heidelberg; Harvard University

    Journalist and editor; editor of Scribner's Magazine; staff member of New York Tribune; traveled in Germany, Japan, and China.

    Julius, Nikolaus Heinrich (male) 10/03/1773 - 08/20/1862 German University of Heidelberg

    Physician and prison reformer; reformed the prison system in Prussia and worked as a writer. See

    Lankester, Edwin (male) 04/23/1814 - 10/30/1874 English London University; University of Heidelberg

    Zoologist; professor of Natural History in London; editor of Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science; superintendant of food collection at South Kensington museum.; wrote Half Hours with the Microscope (1859) and other works. See Boase II: 303-4, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Muhlenfels, Ludwig von (male) 09/05/1793 - 06/14/1861 German University of Greifswald; University of Heidelberg

    Jurist and literary historian; professor of German and Nordic language at the University of London 1828-9.

    Pearson, Karl (male) 03/27/1857 - 04/27/1936 English King's College, Cambridge; University of Heidelberg

    Mathematician and Statistician; accomplished historian and Germanist; taught at University College, London; wrote  The Moral Basis of Socialism (1887), . A Mathematical Theory of Random Migration (1906), and many other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Rae, William Fraser (male) 03/03/1835 - 01/21/1905 Scottish University of Heidelberg

    Journalist and author;  wrote for Daily News and for the Athenaeum; wrote Westward by Rail (1870) and other works based on his Daily News articles; translated Edmond About's Handbook of Social Economy (1872) and other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Story, Robert Herbert (male) 01/28/1835 - 01/13/1907 Scottish University of Edinburgh; University of St. Andrews; University of Heidelberg

    Cleric; Principal of Glasgow University 1898-1901. Chaplain-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria 1886-1901. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Sweet, Henry (male) 09/15/1845 - 04/30/1912 English Balliol College, Oxford; University of Heidelberg

    Comparative philologist, phonetician and Anglicist; expert in Old English and in Old Norse; wrote An Anglo-Saxon Reader (1876), The Oldest English Texts (1885) and A Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon (1896) among other works.

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