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Theodor Mommsen

Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen was a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician and archaeologist. He was one of the greatest classicists of the 19th century. His work regarding Roman history is still of fundamental importance for contemporary research. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1902 for being "the greatest living master of the art of historical writing, with special reference to his monumental work, A History of... Read More

BornChristian Matthias Theodor Mommsen
30 November 1817
Garding, Duchy of Schleswig
Died1 November 1903 (aged 85)
Charlottenburg, Brandenburg, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
FieldsClassical scholar, jurist, ancient historian
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