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Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl (1823–1897)

Riehl, Wilhelm Heinrich (rēl). A German historian, novelist, and publicist; born at Biebrich on the Rhine, May 6, 1823; died on Nov. 16, 1897. He is the author of a number of excellent historical and ethnological works, and of a number of novels based upon his studies in these fields. The most prominent of his works are: ‘Natural History of the People as the Foundation of the National Policy’ (1851–69); ‘Die Pfälzer’ (1857); ‘Studies of the Civilization of Three Centuries’ (1859); ‘Enigmas of Life’ (1888); and ‘From the Corner’ (1890).