Christian Friedrich Richter

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Born on 14 Jul 1759 to Son Richter. Christian Friedrich married Elisabeth Kalkau. He passed away on 9 Feb 1828 in Sankt Petersburg.

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Surname meaning for "Richter"

German: occupational name or status name for an arbiter or judge, Middle High German rihtære (from rihten ‘to make right’). The term was used in the Middle Ages mostly to denote a part-time legal official. Such communal conciliators held a position of considerable esteem in rural communities; in eastern Germany the term came to denote a village headman, which was often a hereditary office. It is in this region that the surname is most frequent.

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