ROTHKIRCH-PANTHEN, Hugo von

ROTHKIRCH-PANTHEN, Hugo Bernhard Sigismund von. Breslau 22.4.1812 — Breslau 16.3.1868. German Astronomer, also interested in Linguistics. Of Silesian nobility. After Ritterakademie Liegnitz and Elisabet-Gymnasium in Breslau studies at Breslau. Began with law, but also took languages and mathematics and eventually astronomy. Worked as calculator in Breslau observatory.

Publications: “Über Ursprung und Sprache der Zigeuner”, Jahres-Bericht de Schlesischen Ges. für Vater­ländische Kultur 33, Breslau 1855, 213-228?.

Sources: German Wikipedia.

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