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Franz Xaver von Wegele (1823–1897)

Wegele, Franz Xaver von (vā’ge-lė). A German historian; born at Munich, Oct. 28, 1823; died at Würzburg, Oct. 16, 1897. He was appointed professor of history in the University of Würzburg, 1851. He wrote: ‘Karl August of Weimar’ (1850); ‘Life and Works of Dante Alighieri’ (3d ed. 1879); ‘Sources of Thuringian History’ (1854); ‘Frederick the Peaceful, Margrave of Meissen’ (1870); ‘Goethe as a Historian’ (1875); ‘History of German Historiography since the Rise of Humanism’ (1885).