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Georg Gottfried Gervinus (1805–1871)

Gervinus, Georg Gottfried (ger-fē’nös). A German historian and critic; born in Darmstadt, May 20, 1805; died at Heidelberg, March 18, 1871. He was professor of literature and history at Göttingen. His works are: ‘History of the Anglo-Saxons’; ‘History of German National Literature’; and ‘History of German Imaginative Poetry and Prose’; ‘Essentials of Historic Science’; ‘History of the Nineteenth Century’; ‘Händel and Shakspere’; ‘Shakspere’ (1849–50).