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Historian and heraldry Philip William Gercken


Philip William was born on Gercken 05. January 1722 the son of the merchant Georg was born in Salzwedel Gercken. He initially attended the Latin School New Town, Then he finished his schooling at the Old Latin School under headmaster plaice. He then attended high school in Lüneburg. In Hall (1741) He studied law and history. Back in the Altmark, he occupied himself between 1754 and 1760 with the publication of the known Fragmenta Marchica, in which 6 Parts appeared. 1760 He bought the castle in Salzwedel, where he for many years as[...]

The Herald Otto Titan von Hefner and his works


Otto Titan von Hefner was in 1827 Born in Munich and was, Like his father, historian. In particular, as he made his name heraldist. To his major work includes the four volumes of the Stud Book thriving aristocracy in Germany. It appeared from 1860.