David Ferdinand Koreff, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


David Ferdinand Koreff

German physician

Date of Birth: 01-Feb-1783

Place of Birth: Wrocław, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 15-May-1851

Profession: physician, physician writer, university teacher, magnetizer

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About David Ferdinand Koreff

  • David Ferdinand Koreff (1 February 1783 – 15 May 1851) was a German physician who was a personal doctor of Staatskanzler Karl August von Hardenberg and occupied one of the two chairs for animal magnetism created in 1817 at the University of Berlin.
  • A personal friend of E.T.A.
  • Hoffmann and a member of his literary club The Serapion Brethren (SerapionsbrĂĽder), Koreff authored a treatise “Über die Erscheinungen des Lebens und ĂĽber die Gesetze, nach denen es im menschlichen Organismus sich offenbart” and a volume of lyric poetry "Lyrische Gedichte" (published in Paris in 1815). A year after Hoffmann’s death in 1822, Koreff moved to Paris to become the most celebrated authority on animal magnetism for the French literary world.
  • His connections included Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, père, Musset, MĂ©rimĂ©e, Chateaubriand, Balzac, Stendhal, Benjamin Constant and Heinrich Heine.

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