Dr. Rabbi Nathan Porges

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Dr. Rabbi Nathan Porges

Birthplace: Prostějov, Prostějov District, Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
Death: August 27, 1924 (75)
Würzburg, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Bernard Porges and Caroline Porges
Husband of Rosalie Porges
Father of Joseph Porges; Ludwig Porges; Heinrich Porges; Gustav Porges; Gisela Edelstein and 3 others

Occupation: Rabbi, Professor
Managed by: Dan Berwin Brockman
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About Dr. Rabbi Nathan Porges

From the Jewish Encyclopedia of 1906:PORGES, NATHAN:

German rabbi; born at Prossnitz, Moravia, Dec. 21, 1848. He was educated in his native town, at the gymnasium at Olmütz, and at the University (Ph.D. 1869) and the Jewish Theological Seminary (rabbi 1869) of Breslau. He became successively rabbi at Nakel (1875), Mannheim (1879), Pilsen (1880), Carlsbad (1882), and Leipsic; he has officiated in the last-mentioned city since 1888.

Porges has written many articles, essays, and critiques for the periodicals, especially for the "Revue des Etudes Juives," the "Monatsschrift für Gesch. und Wissenschaft des Judenthums," "Zeitschrift für Hebräische Bibliographie," and the "Centralblatt für Bibliothekswesen," and is the author of "Ueber die Verbalstammbildung in den Semitischen Sprachen," Vienna, 1875; "Bibelkunde und Babelfunde," Leipsic, 1903.

And extensive biography and the complete genealogy of this extended family is found here:


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Dr. Rabbi Nathan Porges's Timeline

December 21, 1848
Prostějov, Prostějov District, Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
May 14, 1879
Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
June 22, 1880
Pilsen, Czechia (Czech Republic)
July 10, 1881
Plzeň, Czech Republic
June 10, 1883
#525, Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czechia (Czech Republic)
May 13, 1884
Karlovy Vary, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany