Haugwitz, Christian Heinrich
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Haugwitz, Christian (August?) (Karl?) Heinrich (Curt?), * 11 Jun 1752 (Peucke bei Oels) (?), † 9 Feb 1832 (Venice) (?)

Christian Karl Heinrich, first Baron (Freiherr) and later Count (Graf) of Haugwitz, is known as a statesman whose political career with the Prussian government in Berlin culminated in his becoming President of the Province of Silesia, Ambassador to Vienna, then, in 1791, Minister of State and member of the Cabinet. Simultaneously, he played an active and lifelong role in the world of European → Freemasonry, exemplifying the mystical and religious current that f…

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Dachez, Roger, “Haugwitz, Christian Heinrich”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_155>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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