Dorothea von Rodde-Schlözer

Aug 18, 1770 - Jul 12, 1825

Dorothea von Rodde-Schlözer was a German scholar and the first woman to receive a doctor of philosophy degree in Germany. She was one of the so-called Universitätsmamsellen, a group of five academically active women during the 18th and 19th centuries, daughters of academics at Göttingen University, alongside Meta Forkel-Liebeskind, Therese Huber, Philippine Engelhard, and Caroline Schelling.
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