Find out more about the greatest German Historians, including Hannah Arendt, Friedrich Schiller, Oswald Spengler, Helmuth von Moltke the Elder and Leopold von Ranke.
Maximilian Carl Emil WeberMax Weber
21 April 1864
Sociologist
Friedrich SchillerFriedrich Schiller
10 November 1759
Poet, Playwright, Historian & Philosopher

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
29 May 1880
Philosopher

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
26 October 1800
General, Historian

Lord ActonLord Acton
10 January 1834
 

Leopold von RankeLeopold von Ranke
21 December 1795
Historian, Academic, University teacher, Writer
Nikolaus PevsnerNikolaus Pevsner
30 January 1902
Historian

Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
19 November 1833
Philosopher, Historian, Psychologist, Theologian,

Johann Joachim WinckelmannJohann Joachim Winckelmann
09 December 1717
Historian

Theodor FontaneTheodor Fontane
30 December 1819
Pharmacist, Writer, Poet, Historian, Translator,
Erwin PanofskyErwin Panofsky
30 March 1892
Art historian

Theodor MommsenTheodor Mommsen
30 November 1817
Historian
Fritz FischerFritz Fischer
05 March 1908
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University

Peter GayPeter Gay
20 June 1923
Psychologist, Cultural historian, Historian,

John WeitzJohn Weitz
25 May 1923
Fashion designer
Bruno BauerBruno Bauer
06 September 1809
Philosopher, Theologian, Historian

Geoffrey EltonGeoffrey Elton
17 August 1921
Writer, Historian of the modern age, Historian,
Hans MommsenHans Mommsen
05 November 1930
Writer, Historian of the modern age, Historian,

Ernst NolteErnst Nolte
11 January 1923
Philosopher, Historian of the modern age,

Samuel von PufendorfSamuel von Pufendorf
08 January 1632
Jurist, Philosopher, Historian, University
Joachim FestJoachim Fest
08 December 1926
Journalist, Writer, Historian of the modern age,

Heinrich von TreitschkeHeinrich von Treitschke
15 September 1834
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University
Franz RosenzweigFranz Rosenzweig
25 December 1886
Philosopher, Translator, Historian, Bible

Friedrich Carl von SavignyFriedrich Carl von Savigny
21 February 1779
Jurist and Historian

Arthur Moeller van den BruckArthur Moeller van den Bruck
23 April 1876
Writer

Abraham GeigerAbraham Geiger
24 May 1810
Historian, Rabbi, University teacher
Martin BroszatMartin Broszat
14 August 1926
Historian, University teacher
HrosvithaHrosvitha
0935 AD
Writer