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Diesterweg, Friedrich Adolph Wilhelm
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(Oct 29, 1790, Siegen – Jul 7, 1866, Berlin) studied natural sciences and mathematics at the universities of Herborn, Heidelberg, and Tübingen (1808–1810), became a (private) teacher (1811–1820), and was subsequently appointed director of the Elementarlehrerseminar (Elementary School Teachers' Seminar) in Moers (1820–1832) and thereafter of the Berlin Stadtschullehrerseminar (City School Teachers' Seminar; 1832–1847). Diesterweg published numerous textbooks and influential periodi…

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Herrmann, Ulrich, “Diesterweg, Friedrich Adolph Wilhelm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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