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Johann Christian von Engel

Johann Christian von Engel

Hungarian historian
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Hungarian historian
Countries Austrian Empire
Occupations Historian
A.K.A. János Keresztély Engel, Janos Keresztely Engel
Gender male
Birth October 17, 1770 (Levoča)
Death March 20, 1814 (Vienna)
Family
Children: József Engel
Education University of Göttingen
The details
Biography

Johann Christian von Engel (1770–1814) was a Hungarian historian.

Biography

He was born in Leutschau (today Levoča, Slovakia), Hungary, and received his education at the University of Göttingen, where Heyne and Schlözer were among his teachers. He wrote several historical works which in their day were treasure houses of knowledge and scholarship. He was the first to put the history of Hungary on a sound scholarly basis. In 1812 he was ennobled.

Works

His greatest works are Geschichte des ungarischen Reiches und seine Nebenländer (“History of imperial Hungary and neighboring lands,” 5 vols., 1797–1804) and Geschichte des Königreichs Ungarn (“History of the kingdom of Hungary,” 5 vols., 1814).

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http://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb14512049m
http://isni.org/isni/0000000071004931
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb14512049m
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84160328
https://d-nb.info/gnd/115535454
https://viaf.org/viaf/61779599
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q114634
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/61779599
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