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Sunday, 17 March 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : EARLY HISTORY OF BLACK PEOPLE IN GERMANY :
The history of black people in Germany goes back much further than most people think: One of the first African known to have lived in Germany was Anton Wilhelm Amo ( 1703 - 1739) Born in what is today Ghana, Amo came under the protection of the Duke (Herzog) of Wolfenbutfel and grew up in the Dukes castle. He both the first African known to have attended a Germany Universities (Halle) and the first to obtain a Doctorate Degree (in 1729) As a Professor, under his preferred name of Antonius Guilmus Amo after he taught at two German Universities and published several scholar works, including a Latin treatise entitled De Arte Scbrie et Accurate Philosophand (1736). On the Art of Philosophizing Soberly and Accurated) knowing the level of his Achievements.