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Johann Christoph Gustav von Struve
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Date of Birth: 26 September 1763

Place of Birth: Regensburg

Date of Death: 6 May 1828

Place of Death: Karlsruhe


Born in 1763, Johann Christoph Gustav von Struve came from a prominent German family with roots in Magdeburg, the medieval capital of Saxony-Anhalt. From 1777 to 1780, he studied at the Karlsschule, a military academy in Stuttgart, and then at the University of Erlangen. He began…

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Frary, Lucien, “Johann Christoph Gustav von Struve”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <>

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