Chaim Loew-Beer [Maharal Gd.father]

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Rabbi Chaim ben Bezalel Loew-Beer [Gd.father of Maharal]

Hebrew: רבי חיים חיים בן בצלאל לאו
Also Known As: "Grandfather of Maharal of Prague", "Chaim of Varmiza"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: 1450 or 1480, Issenheim, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Death: Died in 1522 or 1565
Place of Burial: Worms
Immediate Family:

Son of Betzalel ben Yehuda Loew [Maharal gt.gdfather] and Mrs. Betzalel ben Yehuda Loew [Gt.gdmother of Maharal]
Husband of Voegelin Loew-Beer [Maharal gd.mother]
Father of Reichsrabbiner Yaakov (Chief Rabbi) Loew [Maharal uncle]; Betzalel Loew [Maharal father]; Rabbi Zvi Helman Loew [Maharal uncle] and Rabbi Nathan Loew [Maharal uncle]
Half brother of רבי יהודה ליוואי המהר"ל אב"ד פראג and רבי סיני מניקלשבורג

Occupation: Rabbi of Worms, Germany
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About Chaim Loew-Beer [Maharal Gd.father]

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Rabi of Worm (ווירמיזא)

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Rabbi Chaim LOEW-BEER (born about 1450 or 1480 Isenheim, Alsace, France, d. 1522 Prague according to Zeev ESHKOLOT (or 24 Nov. 1565 Worms, Germany). Chaim married Vogelin Feigele and they had four sons:

   * Nathan LOEB (LOEW)
   * Zvi Helman LOEB (LOEW)
   * Rabbi Yaakov LOEW (Reichsrabbiner). Chief Rabbi of the German Jews.
   * Bezalel ben Haïm LOEB (LOEW) was born about 1480. Unlike his young brothrer, stayed behind to help his father and did not pursue studies in Poland. Bezalel married the daughter of Rabbi Chaim ISSEMHEIMER or married daughter of Rabbi Yitzchak KLOBER of Worms. 

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Rabbi in Worms, descendant of King David

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Chaim Loew-Beer [Maharal Gd.father]'s Timeline

1450
1450
Issenheim, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
1470
1470
Age 20
Worms, Deutschland (Germany)
1480
1480
Age 30
Worms, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
1492
1492
Age 42
Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
1501
1501
Age 51
1565
1565
Age 115
1522 or 1565
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Descendant of Raw Hai Gaon and David HaMelech

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