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Kirchberger, Niklaus Anton
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Kirchberger, Niklaus Anton Baron von Liebisdorf, * 13 Jan 1739 (Bern), † 27 Sep 1799 (Bern)

Member of the Grand Council of Bern from 1776 until his death and simultaneously officer in the Swiss army. Member of several academic societies and Government Committees. Well-read in classical and contemporary philosophy and literature, in science (mostly agriculture), and particularly in spirituality and western esoteric traditions. Theosophical essays of his, notably on → Jacob Boehme, originally meant for publication, are no longer extant but documented by mention made …

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Faivre, Antoine, “Kirchberger, Niklaus Anton”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 26 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_192>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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