HEINRICH FRIEDRICH WILHELM GESENIUS (1786-1842), German orientalist and biblical critic, was born at Nordhausen, Hanover, on the 3rd of February 1786.
From Halle, on the railway to Nordhausen and Cassel.
JUSTUS JONAS (1493-1555), German Protestant reformer, was born at Nordhausen in Thuringia, on the 5th of June 1493.
It is used in dyeing and tanning, and in the manufacture of ink and of Nordhausen sulphuric acid or fuming oil of vitriol (see Iron).
See Forstemann, Die Grriflich-Stolbergische Bibliothek in Wernigerode (Nordhausen, 1866), and G.
Kiitzing, Tabulae Phycologicae (19 vols., Nordhausen, 1845-1869); P. Kuckuck, Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Meeresalgen (Kiel and Leipzig, 1897-1899); G.
ADALBERT MERX (1838-1909), German theologian and orientalist, was born at Bleicherode near Nordhausen on the 2nd of November 1838.
Of Halle, on the main line of railway Berlin-Nordhausen-Cassel.
Meyer, Chronik des landratlichen Kreises Sangerhausen (Nordhausen, 1892); and F.
Choosing the schoolmaster's profession, he became successively rector of the schools at Nordhausen, Tennstadt (1555), Magdeburg (1557) and Quedlinburg (1560).