Sentence Examples with the word eminent

In 1850 the senate of the university was reconstituted, and Grote was one of seven eminent men who were added to it.

The Praefatio begins by stating that the emperor Ludwig the Pious, desirous that his subjects should possess the word of God in their own tongue, commanded a certain Saxon, who was esteemed among his countrymen as an eminent poet, to translate poetically into the German language the Old and New Testaments.

Innocent was an eminent jurist and canonist, and never ceased to use his immense power in the service of the law.

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Him into frequent communication with the most eminent scientific men, and he was naturally among the first to recognize the benefit that would accrue from regular intercourse among workers in the field of science.

Here is situated the Ruhmeshalle or hall of fame, a Doric colonnade containing busts of eminent Bavarians.

An attempt was made to utilize fully the abilities of this eminent administrator by creating him civil lieutenant-governor, in whom to concentrate both the real and the nominal power of detailed administration; but the military authorities objected to his corresponding directly with the Colonial Office; and a political deadlock began to develop. Sir A.

At the instance of the university of Bologna, Boniface VIII., himself an eminent canonist, had this prepared by a committee of canonists and published it in 1298.

In 1751, seconded by Lord Macclesfield, president of the Royal Society, and Bradley, the eminent mathematician, he distinguished himself greatly in the debates on the calendar, and succeeded in making the new style a fact.

Johan Clemens Tode (1736-1806) was eminent in many branches of science, but especially as a medical writer.

In 1782 he removed to Kettering in Northamptonshire, where he became friendly with some of the most eminent ministers of the denomination.