Delbrück, Hans
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German historian. born Bergen (Rügen) 1. 11. 1848, died Berlin 14. 7. 1929. Studied history from 1867 at Greifswald; fought in Franco-Prussian War 1870/71; doctorate at Bonn 1873. 1874–1879 tutor to the Prussian Prince Waldemar. 1881 habil. at Berlin, 1895 prof. ext., 1896 prof. ord. at Berlin. 1883–1919 editor of Preussische Jahrbücher. Member of the lower chamber of the Prussian parliament 1882–1885 and the Reichstag 1884–1890.

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Nippel, Wilfried, “Delbrück, Hans”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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