Bernays, Jacob, 1824-1881

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Birth 1824-09-11
Death 1881-05-26

Biographical notes:

Jacob Bernays (1824-1881) was a German professor of Greek and librarian at the University of Bonn.

From the description of Jacob Bernays correspondence, 1853-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122575957

From the guide to the Jacob Bernays correspondence, 1853-1878, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Born in Stuttgart in 1902, Bach received a doctorate in German literature from the University of Berlin in 1928. He was an author and editor until his emigration to Great Britain in 1939, and continued his literary work there, including his biography of Bernays, Jacob Bernays: Ein Beitrag zur Emanzipationsgeschichte der Juden und zur Geschichte des deutschen Geistes im neunzehnten Jahrhundert. Bach died in London on December 5, 1977.

From the guide to the Jacob Bernays - Hans Bach Collection, 1820-1937, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives)


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  • Stuttgart
  • Bunsen, Christian Karl von
  • Bernays, Isaac
  • Jewish law
  • Professions and occupations; rabbis
  • Heyse, Paul
  • Hamburg
  • Roggenbach, Franz von
  • Professions and occupations; university teachers
  • Grunwald, Max
  • Professions and occupations; editors
  • Nazi Germany--Jewish communal and cultural life
  • Education, primary and secondary; before 1871
  • Judaism
  • Greek language--Study and teaching
  • Gruenewald, Max
  • Renan, Ernst
  • Mommsen, Theodor
  • Liebeschuetz, Hans
  • Meyer, Isler
  • Microfilm
  • Autographs
  • Bach, Hans
  • Professions and occupations; philologists
  • Bunsen, Georg von
  • Greek language--Study and teaching--Germany--Bonn
  • Lasker, Eduard
  • Bernays, Jacob
  • Graetz, Heinrich
  • Cahnmann, Werner
  • Orthodox Judaism
  • Professions and occupations; authors
  • Mueller, Max
  • Literature
  • Baumgardt, David


  • College teachers
  • Librarians


  • Germany--Bonn (as recorded)