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Brne, Karl Ludwig

Brne, Karl Ludwig lo?otv?kh brn? [key], 1786?1837, German journalist, of Jewish origin. His original name was Lb Baruch. He studied medicine and political science and held office in Frankfurt until, after the fall of Napoleon, a policy of racial discrimination was restored. His lucid and incisive writings, notably his Briefe aus Paris [letters from Paris] (1830?33), bitterly attacked German despotism and upheld the rights of the individual. With Heine, Brne was an initiator and leader of the revolutionary Young Germany movement in German literature.

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