1791–1860
Baron Bunsen

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Born: Au­gust 25, 1791, Kor­bach, Wal­deck, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: No­vem­ber 28, 1860, Bonn, Ger­ma­ny.

Biography

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).

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