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Johann Christoph Brotze

Johann Christoph Brotze

German artist and scholar
Johann Christoph Brotze
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Intro German artist and scholar
A.K.A. Brotze
Was Anthropologist Historian
From Germany
Type Social science
Gender male
Birth 12 September 1742, Görlitz, Germany
Death 16 August 1823, Riga, Latvia (aged 80 years)
Star sign Virgo
Johann Christoph Brotze
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Johann Christoph Brotze (Latvian: Johans Kristofs Broce) (1 September 1742 – 4 August 1823) was a German pedagogue, artist and ethnographer.

Biography

Brotze was born in Görlitz, Electorate of Saxony. He studied theology and philosophy at the universities of Leipzig and Wittenberg, and was also skilled at technical drawing. He went to Riga in Livonia in 1768 and spent the next 46 years as a teacher at the Riga Imperial Lyceum.

During that period he collected historical data and depicted in drawings and paintings everything he saw around him in his everyday life, as well as most buildings and monuments of significance in Livonia, supplemented with extensive descriptions. Today his works are considered an extremely valuable source of information for historians.

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https://web.archive.org/web/20120316224133/http://www.ostdeutsche-biographie.de/brotjo92.htm
http://www.ostdeutsche-biographie.de/brotjo92.htm
https://books.google.com/books?id=asjn-srJFvoC&pg=PA115
https://web.archive.org/web/20090711152626/http://www3.acadlib.lv/broce/
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http://isni.org/isni/000000011053811X
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n93040416
https://kopkatalogs.lv/F?func=direct&local_base=lnc10&doc_number=000008481&P_CON_LNG=ENG
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http://data.bibliotheken.nl/id/thes/p303073373
https://viaf.org/viaf/35380901
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n93040416
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