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Alfred von Kremer (1828–1889)

Kremer, Alfred von (krā’mer). An Austrian diplomatist and Orientalist; born in Vienna, May 13, 1828; died in 1889. He held important positions in the consular service at Cairo, Galatz, and Beyrout. He published (1875–77) ‘A History of Oriental Civilization under the Khalifs,’ which has firmly established his reputation as an Orientalist. Other important works are: ‘Egypt’ (1863); ‘Legends of Southern Arabia’ (1866); ‘History of the Dominant Ideas of Islam’ (1868); ‘The Idea of Nationality and the State’ (1885).