Rau, Karl Heinrich (1792–1870)
Rau was born in Erlangen and was a lecturer (Privatdozent) and professor (1816). In 1822 Rau was appointed to a chair of economics at the University of Freiburg. Involved in political affairs, as were many German professors in the 19th century, he was appointed a member of the upper Chamber of Baden and in 1848 was elected to the Frankfurt Assembly.
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