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Alfred Michiels (1813–1892)

Michiels, Alfred Joseph Xavier (mē-shi-āl’). A French historian, critic, and miscellaneous writer; born in Rome, Dec. 25, 1813; died in Paris, Oct. 28, 1892. He wrote ‘Studies of Germany’ (2d ed. 1850); ‘History of Literary Ideas in France in the Nineteenth Century’ (3d ed. 1862); ‘Journey of a Virtuoso in England’ (4th ed. 1872); ‘History of Flemish and Dutch Painting’ (new ed. 10 vols., 1865–76); ‘Architecture and Painting in Europe’ (3d ed. 1873); ‘Secret History of the Austrian Government’ (4th ed. 1879); ‘Count Bismarck’ (1871); the popular ‘Tales of the Mountains’ (1857); and ‘Political Dramas’ (1865); etc.