Hartmann, Franz
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Hartmann, Franz, * 22 Jan 1838 (Donauwörth), † 7 Aug 1912 (Kempten)

German physician, author, and leading German Theosophist. Hartmann first worked as a pharmacy assistant in Kempten. In 1859 he was enlisted as a volunteer in the 1st Artillery Regiment of Bavaria during the Austrian-Italian War. In 1860 he commenced studies in pharmacy (receiving his state qualification in 1862) and medicine at Munich University. In July 1865 he took passage as a ship's doctor on a vessel bound from Le Havre to New York and…

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Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas, “Hartmann, Franz”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 18 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_153>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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