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Rudolph Gneist (1816–1895)

Gneist, Rudolph (gnīst). A German jurist and historical writer; born in Berlin, Aug. 13, 1816; died there, July 21, 1895. He was instructor in political science to Prince William (now William II.). Among his numerous works are: ‘Nobility and Knighthood in England’ (1853); ‘The English Constitutional and Administrative Law of the Present Day’ (1857–63); ‘Self Government in England’ (1863); ‘History of the English Parliament’ (1886); ‘The Imperial Law against the Machinations of the Socialists.’