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Ernst Jaeckh

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Nationality  German, British, USA
Name  Ernst Jaeckh

Role  Author
Education  PhD
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Born  February 22, 1875 (1875-02-22) Urach, Germany
Other names  Ernest Jackh, Ernest Jaeckh, Ernst Jackh
Occupation  Journalist, Orientalist, Political Scientist
Known for  Pro-Turkish German propagandist during World War I, Pioneer of liberal political science in Germany, Anti-Totalitarian political scientist in Britain and USA
Died  August 17, 1959, New York City, New York, United States
Books  The new Germany, The War for Man's Soul
Employer  Deutscher Werkbund, Intelligence Bureau for the East, Deutsche Hochschule fur Politik, Columbia University

Ernst Jaeckh (February 22, 1875 in Urach, Germany - August 17, 1959 in New York City, USA) was a German author.


He was born in Urach Germany. During the First World War, Jaeckh was one of the main propagandists of the German-Turkish alliance and worked for Eugen Mittwoch and his Nachrichtenstelle für den Orient. In 1920, he founded the Deutsche Hochschule für Politik, a key liberal think tank of the Weimar Republic. Being a staunch Anti-Nazi, he emigrated to Britain in the 1930s. In 1932, he became international director of the newly founded New Commonwealth Society. In 1940, he migrated further to the United States where he became professor at Columbia University and founded the Columbia Middle East Institute in 1948. In the 1940s he headed the Middle Eastern Department of the British Ministry of Information, a close associate was Eugen Mittwoch. He is remembered to be an author and academic. He promoted the German-Turkish Alliance (1908-1914) and founded the German Turkish Association in 1912. He became professor of Turkish history at the University of Berlin in 1914. Ernst Jäckh was a member of the diplomatic service during World War I and with Friedrich Naumann, he organized the liberal movement in Germany (1902-1912). Jäckh emigrated to Britain s and held the position of international director of the New Commonwealth Institute until 1940 when he became Professor of Public Law and Government at Columbia University specializing in the politics of Germany the Balkans and the Middle East. He wrote books that include Albanian War, Der Austeigende Halbmonde, Background of the Middle East, Deutschland im Orient.


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