Francke, August Hermann (16631727)

Francke, August Hermann, a German religious philanthropist, born at Lübeck; was professor of Oriental Languages and subsequently of Theology at Halle; he founded various educational institutions and a large orphanage, all of which still exist and afford education for some 3000 children annually; he was active in promoting Pietism, q.v. (16631727).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Francia, Dr. José Gaspar Rodriguez da
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Francis, St., of Sales
Francis Joseph
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Franck, Sebastian
Francke, August Hermann
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Franc-Tireurs
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Frankfort-on-the-Main
Frankfort-on-the-Oder
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Franklin, Benjamin
Franklin, Sir John
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