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us: Müller, Johann Georg, 1759-1819

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    • us: Mueller, Johann Georg, 1759-1819
    • us: Mueller, Johann Georg von, 1759-1819
    • us: Müller, Georg, 1759-1819
    • us: Müller, Joh. Georg, 1759-1819
    • us: Müller, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1759-1819
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    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Neunkirch (Switzerland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Switzerland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Zurich (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Göttingen (Germany)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Theology
          (lcsh) Classical languages--Study and teaching
            (lcsh) Teaching
              (lcsh) School management and organization
                (lcsh) Politics, Practical
                  (lcsh) Authorship
                    (lcsh) Library administration
                  • Occupation

                      (lcsh) Theologians
                        (lcsh) Teachers
                          (lcsh) School administrators
                            (lcsh) Authors
                              (lcsh) Politicians
                                (lcsh) Librarians
                            • Earlier Established Forms

                                Müller, J. Georg (Johann Georg), 1759-1819
                            • Sources

                              • found: His Der Briefwechsel der Brüder J. Georg Müller and Joh. v. Müller ... 1893: p. vi (Johann Georg Müller)
                              • found: RLIN data base, 6/14/89 (hdg.: Müller, Johann Georg, 1759-1819)
                              • found: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek online, Jan. 24, 2014 (access point: Müller, Johann Georg; other access points: Mueller, Johann Georg; Mueller, Johann Georg von; Müller, Joh. Georg; Müller, J. Georg; Müller, Georg; born 1759, Schaffhausen; active in Schaffhausen; died 1819; theologian, author, pedagogue, politician; Swiss theologian, pedagogue and statesman; professor of Hebrew and Greek, Gymnasium Schaffhausen; from 1803 in the cantonal council (Kantonrat))
                              • found: Deutsche Biographie online, Jan. 24, 2014: (access point: Müller, Johann Georg; Reformed theologian, author; born Sept. 3, 1759, Neunkirch, Schaffhausen Canton; died Nov. 20, 1819 in Schaffhausen; went 1759 to Zurich to study theology, strongly influenced by Johann Caspar Lavater; 18 months at Göttingen, but alienated by the school's rationalistic-sober approach; deeply influenced by his encounters with Johann Gottfried Herder in Weimar, 1780-1782, and remained in correspondence until the latter's death; returned spring 1782 to Schaffhausen, completing the required theological examinations, but obtaining a position as catechist only in 1788; devoting himself to the classical literature studies, appointed 1794 as professor of Greek and Hebrew at the Collegium humanitatis, the Schaffhausen college-preparatory school, and further appointments in 1804 (until 1815) as encyclopedic and methodological professor ("Professuren der Enzyklopädie und Methologie") as well as aesthetics; outbreak of the French Revolution caused much turmoil in Swiss politics, and M. chose 1798 to quit the ecclesiastical estate to become a politician, serving both at the national and cantonal levels, while continuing his activities as teacher and school director; from 1803 on also devoted himself to scientific activities, and publication of church-historical works, a collected works of Herder, and of his own brother Johannes, with whom he was in close, life-long contact; 1800-1819 librarian of the municipal library, Schaffhausen)
                              • found: OCLC, Feb. 14, 2014 (usages: Johann Georg Müller [primary usage], J. G. Müller, Joh. Georg Müller)
                            • Change Notes

                              • 1989-06-20: new
                              • 2014-03-04: revised
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