Von Murr, Christoph Gottlieb

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von Murr, Christoph Gottlieb Gender: M
born on 5 August 1733 at 03:45 (= 03:45 AM )
Place Nuremberg, Germany, 49n27, 11e04
Timezone LMT m11e04 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 12°33' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 12°30 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 02°19'


German scholar, polymath, historian and magistrate. He edited significant cultural journals. He also corresponded with Leonard Euler. Von Murr reproduced in 1790 the book published in 1553 by Michael Servetus Christianismi restitutio. The original books were burned when Servetus himself was burned at the stake in Geneva. Von Murr used as a model the exemplar in the National Library in Vienna, one of the three surviving exemplars. He died on 8 April 1811.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth records in "Bibliotheca Norica: Patrizier und Gelehrtenbibliotheken in Nürnberg zwischen Mittelalter und Aufklärung, Issue 1" by Renate Jürgensen (Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002), p. 1311: "am 5. August 1733 in Nürnberg geboren. Christoph Gottlieb, bin gebohren ao 1733 am 5 Augusti zu nachts, Viertel vor 4 der größern Uhr." [Translation: Christoph Gottlieb was born on 5 August 1733 at night, at 3:45 o'clock, in Nuremberg.]


  • Vocation : Education : Other Education (Scholar)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Law : Jurist (Magistrate)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : Other Extraordinary (Polymath)