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Difference between Cicero of Germany and German Cicero

Cicero of Germany, the —(hist.) the name given to Johann III, elector of Brandenburg (1455–1499):

  • Cicero of Germany, Elector of Brandenburg, could speak four hours at a stretch, in elegantly flowing Latin, with a fair share of meaning in it too.

German Cicero, the —(hist.) the name given to Johann Sturm, printer and scholar (1507–1589):

  • He has been called the German Cicero, and has arguably exerted a more powerful influence on education than any single person.