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Hiob Ludolf
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Date of Birth: 24 June 1624

Place of Birth: Erfurt

Date of Death: 8 April 1704

Place of Death: Frankfurt am Main


Hiob Ludolf (also Job Ludolph) was a German intellectual. He was born to Hiob Ludolf (1583-1651), a merchant in dyer’s-weed, and Judith Brandt (1594-1665) in Erfurt in 1624. He completed his secondary studies in his home town and in 1639 joined Erfurt University to study medicine,…

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Martínez, Andreu, “Hiob Ludolf”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <>

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