Johann Alexander Döderlein

Intro German historian
A.K.A. Döderlin, Johann Alexander Döderlin, J. A. Döderlein, Clicomachus, …
Was Historian Intellectual Educator Philologist Numismatist Antiquarian Chronicler
From Germany
Type Academia Literature Social science
Gender male
Birth 11 February 1675, Bieswang, Germany
Death 23 October 1745, Weißenburg in Bayern, Germany (aged 70 years)
Star sign Aquarius
Residence Trommetsheim, Germany; Dettenheim, Germany; Weißenburg in Bayern, Germany

Johann Alexander Döderlein (February 11, 1675 – October 23, 1745) was a German historian, philologist and numismatist. He studied at University of Altdorf near Nuremberg. He was polymath and his field of work included archaeology, classical studies, meteorology, and regional history. Döderlein was a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences and of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. He was rector of the Alte Lateinschule, the former school of Weißenburg am Sand.

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