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The Austrian author and politician Joseph Freiherr von Sonnenfels was born 1732/1733 in Nikolsburg (Mikulov, Moravia). As an enlightened professor for political science, he was among the leaders of the Illuminati movement in Austria, and a close friend and patron of Mozart. Sonnenfels died on April 25, 1817 in Vienna.

T. S. (Timothy Stansfield) Engleheart (1803–1879), was an English engraver, working in Germany.

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Engleheart, Timothy Stansfield: Portrait of Joseph von Sonnenfels (1732-1817), Leo Baeck Institute, 78.1851.