Birth and Life

Theodor Mommsen

philologist, historian

Date of birth 30. 11. 1817
Country of birth Germany


Work, awards, recognitions, ...
Nobel Prize in Literature 1902


Date of death 1. 11. 1903
Cemetery Friedhof II der Dreifaltigkeitsgemeinde, Bergmannstrasse, Berlin, Germany
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 52.488803, 13.397978

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Summary from Wikipedia

Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen (30 November 1817 – 1 November 1903) was a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician and archaeologist. He was one of the greatest classicists of the 19th century. His work regarding Roman history is still of fundamental importance for contemporary research. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1902 for being "the greatest living master of the art of historical writing, with special reference to his monumental work, A history of Rome", after having been nominated by 18 members of the Prussian Academy of Sciences.[3] He was ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 18. 9. 2017

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