1791-1860
Baron Bunsen
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August 25, 1791, Korbach, Waldeck, Germany.

November 28, 1860, Bonn, Germany.

Educated at the Universities of Marburg and Göttingen, Bunsen began his career as an assistant master in the Gymnasium at Göttingen, but soon entered a life of scholarship and diplomacy. He served as the Prussian minister in Rome (1823-38) and Berne (1838-41), and ambassador to England (1841-54). His works include:

  1. O sel’ges Licht, Dreifaltigkeit, Du hochgelobte
  1. Now God Be with Us, for the Night Is Closing

Bunsen’s burial place