Harman Patil

Ludwig Dehio

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Parents  Georg Dehio
Ludwig Dehio kulturportalwestosteuwpcontentuploadsdehilu
Died  24 November 1963, Marburg, Germany
Books  Germany and World Politics in the Twentieth Century

Ludwig Dehio (25 August 1888, Königsberg – 24 November 1963, Marburg) was a German archivist and historian. He was the son of art historian Georg Dehio.

He studied philosophy, philology and history at the University of Strasbourg and received his doctorate in 1912. Later in his career he served as Staatsarchivrat at the Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Privy State Archives) in Berlin. From 1945 to 1954 he was director of the Hessian state archives in Marburg. He was catalyst in the founding of the "archives school" in Marburg.

In 1946 he was named an honorary professor of medieval and modern history at the University of Marburg. From 1949 to 1956 he was an editor of the Historische Zeitschrift.

Published works

Works by Dehio that have been translated into English:

  • "Germany and world politics in the twentieth century" (1959); translated by Dieter Pevsner, Deutschland und die Weltpolitik im 20. Jahrhundert (1955).
  • "The precarious balance; four centuries of the European power struggle" (1962); translated by Charles Fullman, Gleichgewicht oder Hegemonie : Betrachtungen über ein Grundproblem der neueren Staatengeschichte (1948).
  • Works with German titles:

  • Innozenz IV. und England, 1913 – Innocent IV and England.
  • Historisch-politisches archiv zur deutschen geschichte des 19. und 20. jahrhunderts, 1930 – Historical-political archives of German history in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Übersicht über die Bestände des Brandenburg-preussischen Hausarchivs zu Berlin-Charlottenburg, 1936.
  • Friedrich Meinecke, der Historiker in der Krise : Festrede, 1952 – Friedrich Meinecke, an historian in the crisis.
  • Friedrich Wilhelm IV. von Preussen; ein Baukünstler der Romantik, 1961 – Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia, an architect of Romanticism.
  • References

    Ludwig Dehio Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    The Emperors New Clothes (1966 film)
    Jace Amaro
    John Meesen
    Topics