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D'Eichthal, Gustave (1804–1886), visionary and social observer

H. S. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1220 words.

D'Eichthal, Gustave (1804–1886), visionary and social observer, was born in Nancy, the son of Louis D'Eichthal (1780–1840), a Jewish banker, and his wife, Fleurette, née Lévy (d. 1837)....

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Green, Frances Harriet Whipple

Teresa Anne Murphy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Mysticism. 817 words.

Green, Frances Harriet Whipple ( September 1805–10 June 1878), author, social reformer, and Spiritualist, was born in Smithfield, Rhode Island, the daughter of George Whipple. Her mother’s...

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Kelpius, Johannes

Donald F. Durnbaugh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 801 words.

Kelpius, Johannes (1673–1708), mystic and communitarian leader, was born in the Schässburg region of Transylvania-Saxony, the son of Georg Kelp, a Lutheran pastor (mother’s identity...

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Louis, Alfred Hyman (1829–1915), scholar and visionary vagrant

Albert R. Vogeler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Social and Cultural History; World History; Travel and Holiday. 991 words.

Louis, Alfred Hyman (1829–1915), scholar and visionary vagrant, was born in 1829 in Birmingham, the eldest son of Hyman Tobias (or Tobar) Louis, a well-to-do merchant, and his wife, Maria....

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Oliphant, Laurence (1829–1888), diplomatist, traveller, and mystic

Leslie Stephen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 4276 words.

Oliphant, Laurence (1829–1888), diplomatist, traveller, and mystic, the only child of Sir Anthony Oliphant (1793–1859) and his wife, Maria (d. 1881), daughter of Colonel Campbell of the...

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Sprague, Achsa W.

Sheryl A. Kujawa.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Mysticism. 1211 words.

Sprague, Achsa W. (17 November 1827–06 July 1862), spiritualist and reformer, was born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, the daughter of cousins Charles Sprague and Betsy Sprague, farmers. Her...

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