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us: Stapfer, Philipp Albert, 1766-1840

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    • us: Stapfer, Philippe-Albert, 1766-1840
    • us: Stapfer, Albert, 1766-1840
    • us: Stapfer, P. A. (Philipp Albert), 1766-1840
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        (naf) Bern (Switzerland)
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        (naf) Paris (France)
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        (naf) Switzerland
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        (naf) France
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        (naf) Paris (France)
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        (lcsh) Public administration
          (lcsh) Diplomacy
            (lcsh) Theology
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              (lcsh) Public officers
                (lcsh) Diplomats
                  (lcsh) Theologians
              • Sources

                • found: Bonaparte, Talleyrand et Stapfer, 1800-1803, 1869: p. iii (Philippe-Albert Stapfer, Swiss chargé d'affaires and min. plenipotentiary in Paris, 1800-03) p. xi, etc. (b. Bern 1766, philosopher, Protestant clergyman; d. Paris 1840)
                • found: LC data base, 11/17/88 (hdg.: Stapfer, Philipp Albert, 1766-1840; usage: P. A. Stapfer; Albert Stapfer; Philipp Albert Stapfer)
                • found: German Wikipedia, Nov. 18, 2013: "Philipp Albert Stapfer" (Philipp Albert Stapfer; born Sep. 23, 1766, Bern; died Mar. 27, 1840, Paris; Swiss politician, diplomat and theologian; S. came from a long line of clergy, and studied theology at the Berner Akademie; 1789-1790 student U. Göttingen, where he came into contact with the ideas of the French Revolution; after an educational trip to London and revolutionary Paris, S. began teaching in Berne in 1791 and named professor of philology the following year; named 1798 by the new Swiss Republic as minister of sciences, arts, buildings and roads; Swiss ambassador to France 1800-1802, and 1803 responsible for the creation of the canton of Aargau, and president of the commission responsible for the liquidation of the Swiss Republic; 1803 settled in Paris, the home of his wife, and devoted himself to writing, translating, oratory and theological studies)
                • found: Deutsche Biographie online, Nov. 18, 2013 (access point: Stapfer, Philipp Albert; Swiss statesman and savant; born Sep. 23, 1766 in Berne, died Mar. 27, 1840 in Paris; father Daniel from Brugg in Aargau, and pastor at the Berner Münster)
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                • 1989-01-05: new
                • 2013-11-20: revised
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