Johann Lowenthal

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Birthday
15, 1810
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jul 24, 1876 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1810
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jul 24, 1876 (66)

About

An early professional chess master who has also contributed to chess writing as an editor.

Before Fame

He was educated in his hometown of Budapest where he began playing in high stakes chess matches.

Trivia

He was the editor for chess publications such as The Chess Player's Magazine.

Family Life

His father was a Jewish merchant in Budapest.

Associated With

He preceded Emanuel Lasker as someone whose income was nearly entirely based on chess winnings.