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Heinrich Rückert (1823–1875)

Rückert, Heinrich (rük’ert). A German historian, son of Friedrich; born at Coburg, Feb. 14, 1823; died at Breslau, Sept. 11, 1875. His works include the monographs: ‘Life of St. Louis, Landgrave of Thuringia’ (1850), and ‘Brother Philip, of the Order of the Chartreux’ (1855); also ‘Annals of German History’ (1850); ‘History of the Middle Ages’ (1852); and ‘History of German Civilization at the Period of Transition from Pagan to Christian Times’ (1853–54); and editions of ‘King Rother’ and ‘Heliand.’