Jules Sylvain Zeller

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Jules Sylvain Zeller (23 April 1820 – 25 July 1900) was a French historian.

Jules Zeller

Born in Paris, Zeller became professor of History at the Faculté de Lettres at Aix-en-Provence in 1854. He became teacher at the École normale supérieure in Paris and lecturer at the Académie de Paris at Sorbonne in 1858, professor at École polytechnique (after Victor Duruy) in 1863, and was 1876 appointed Inspector General over Higher Education. He was elected a Member of the Académie des Sciences morales et politiques (section d'Histoire) of the Institut de France in 1874 after Jules Michelet. He died in Paris.[1]

His son was the historian Berthold Zeller (1848–1899).

Publications[edit]

  • Ulrich de Hutten: sa vie, ses œuvres, son époque (1849) (available in full text from Google Books).
  • Histoire de l'italie depuis l'invasion des barbares jusqu'à nos jours (1852; 6th ed. 1906)
  • Les empereurs romains, caractères et portraits historiques (1863; 4th ed. 1876)
  • Histoire d'Allemagne (7 vols., 1872–91).
  • Histoire résumée de l'Allemagne (1888).
  • Editor 1860-1853 of L'année historique.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Zeller, Jules Sylvain", in Nordisk familjebok, vol. 33 (1922), col. 719-720 (in Swedish); "Liste des membres, des associés, et des correspondants de l'institut" (Z), at the website of the Institut de France.

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