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Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Leopold Einstein

 
 
Leopold Einstein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 17, 2012
1. Leopold Einstein Marker
Inscription.
[Marker text in German:]
Hier wohnte
Leopold
Einstein

Geb. 1833 — Gest. 1890
Nürnberger Pionier
der Internationalen
Sprache
Esperanto

[Marker text translated into English:] Here lived Leopold Einstein, born 1833 and died 1890, Nuremberg pioneer of the international language of Esperanto.

 
Erected 1990 by Esperanto-Gruppe Nürnberg e.V.
 
Location. 49° 27.327′ N, 11° 4.45′ E. Marker is in Nuremberg, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Weinmarkt and Weissgerbergasse, on the left when traveling east on Weinmarkt. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Weinmarkt 14, Nuremberg, Bavaria 90403, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johann Phillip Palm (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Schürstab Mansion (about 150 meters away); Johann Neudörfer (approx. 0.3 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  The Esperanto Group of Nuremberg's History (In German). The Esperanto Group of Nuremberg, of which Leopold Einstein was both a founding member and leader, presents a history of their group. Of interest:
Leopold Einstein first learned Esperanto in 1888, and is considered the first
Leopold Einstein Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 17, 2012
2. Leopold Einstein Marker - wide view
The marker is easily visble here, mounted to the wall between the two archways.
German speaker of Esperanto; the Esperanto Club founded by Einstein was the first such in the world; the Club published the first Esperanto newspaper in the world in 1889; from 1936 through 1945 Esperanto was considered "cosmopolitan", and thus prohibited. (Submitted on July 31, 2012.) 
 
Additional keywords. linguistics
 
Categories. AnthropologyArts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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