Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, theatre director, and critic. His works include plays, poetry, literature, and aesthetic criticism , as well as treatises on botany , anatomy , and colour .
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (/ ˈ ɡ uː t ən b ɜːr ɡ /; c. 1400 – 3 February 1468) was a German inventor, printer, publisher, and goldsmith who introduced printing to Europe with his mechanical movable-type printing press.
Johann van Beethoven (14 November 1740 – 18 December 1792) was a Brabantine-German musician, teacher, and singer who sang in the chapel of the Archbishop of Cologne, whose court was at Bonn. He is best known as the father of the celebrated composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827).
Johann Pachelbel (baptised 1 September 1653 – buried 9 March 1706; also Bachelbel) was a German composer, organist, and teacher who brought the south German ...
Johann Christoph, a former pupil of Pachelbel, was now well established as organist of the St. Michaeliskirche, Ohrdruf. Return to top of page. OHRDRUF: 1695-1700. Johann Christoph was an excellent teacher - all of his five sons were to reach positions of some eminence in music, and he was a keen student of the latest keyboard compositions.
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Friedrich Schiller was born on 10 November 1759, in Marbach, Württemberg, as the only son of military doctor Johann Kaspar Schiller (1733–1796) and Elisabetha Dorothea Schiller (1732–1802). They also had five daughters, including Christophine , the eldest.
Johann Rickmers, retired cavalry captain who had fought in World War I; born 7 May 1881 in Bremen. Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter, Nazi leader, born 21 January 1884 in Riga. Lorenz Ritter von Stransky-Griffenfeld, engineer, born 14 March 1889. Wilhelm Wolf, businessman, born 19 October 1898.
During this time, TB killed one out of every seven people living in the United States and Europe. Dr. Koch’s discovery was the most important step taken toward the control and elimination of this deadly disease. A century later, March 24 was designated World TB Day: a day to educate the public about the impact of TB around the world.