Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner

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Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner (Saphir)

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Pest County, Hungary
Death: March 22, 1899 (58)
Bonn, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Place of Burial: Brookwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Leopold Saphir and Marie Henriette Herzberg
Husband of Lina Olympia Leitner
Father of Henry Leitner
Brother of Elisabeth Johanna Saphir

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About Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner

Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner or Gottlieb William Leitner M.A., Ph.D., L.L.D., D.O.L. (14 October 1840 – 22 March 1899) was a British orientalist.

Dr. Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner was born in Pest, Hungary, on 14 October 1840 to a Jewish family. His mother was Marie Henriette Herzberg. His father, Leopold Saphir, died when Gottlieb was young and his mother then married Johann Moritz Leitner. Gottlieb and his sister Elisabeth (the mother of British politician Leopold Amery) were thereafter known as Leitner

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Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner's Timeline

October 14, 1840
Pest County, Hungary
Age 28
Lahore, Lahore District, Punjab, Pakistan
March 22, 1899
Age 58
Bonn, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Brookwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom