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Johannes Voigt (1786–1863)

Voigt, Johannes (föt). A German historian, father of Georg; born at Bettenhausen, in Saxe-Meiningen, Aug. 27, 1786; died at Königsberg, Sept. 23, 1863. He is author of ‘Hildebrand as Pope Gregory VII., and his Times’ (1815), in which he regards the reign of Gregory VII. as one of the most noteworthy phenomena of the Middle Ages, and Gregory himself as a great reformer; ‘History of the Lombard League and its Struggle with the Emperor Frederick I.’ (1818); ‘History of Prussia from the Earliest Times to the Downfall of the Domination of the Teutonic Order’ (9 vols., 1827–39); ‘The Westphalian Vehmgerichte as related to Prussia’ (1836); ‘Margrave Albrecht Alcibiades of Brandenburg-Kulmbach’ (1852); ‘History of the Teutonic Order in its Twelve Circles in Germany’ (2 vols., 1857–59).