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Es gl'nzet der Christen inwendiges Leben

Es gl'nzet der Christen inwendiges Leben

Author: Christian Friedrich Richter
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Author: Christian Friedrich Richter

Richter, Christian Friedrich, son of Sigismund Richter, Rath and Chancellor to Count von Promnitz at Sorau, in Brandenburg, was born at Sorau, Oct. 5, 1676. At the University of Halle he was first a student of medicine and then of theology. In 1698, A. H. Francke appointed him Inspector of the Paedagogium, and then made him, in 1699, physician in general to all his Institutions. In company with his younger brother, Dr. Christian Sigismund Richter, he made many chemical experiments, for which he prepared himself by special prayer; and invented many compounds which came into extensive use under the name of the “Halle Medicines," the most famous being the Essentia dulcis, which was a preparation of gold. He died at Halle, Oct. 5, 1711 (Koch,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Es gl'nzet der Christen inwendiges Leben
Author: Christian Friedrich Richter
Language: German
Publication Date: 1862
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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