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Some Famous People with the surname of Brentano

Wikipedia Franz Clemens Honoratus Hermann Brentano (January 16, 1838 ? March 17, 1917) was an influential German philosopher and psychologist whose influence was felt by other such luminaries as Sigmund Freud, Edmund Husserl, Kazimierz Twardowski and Alexius Meinong, who followed and adapted his views.
Wikipedia Lujo Brentano (18 December 1844 ? 9 September 1931) was an eminent German economist and social reformer.
Wikipedia Christian Brentano (January 24, 1784 ? October 27, 1851) was a German writer and Catholic publicist from Frankfurt.
Wikipedia Lorenzo Brentano (November 4 1813 ? September 18 1891) was a U.
Wikipedia Theodore Brentano (March 29, 1854?July 2, 1940) was an American attorney and judge and the first American ambassador to Hungary (his full title was "Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary").
Wikipedia Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo (June 6, 1904 ? November 14 1964) was a German conservative politician (CDU) and lawyer.

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