Karl Hopf

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Karl Hopf
Born Carl Hermann Friedrich Johann Hopf
(1832-02-19)February 19, 1832
Hamm, Westphalia
Died August 23, 1873(1873-08-23) (aged 41)
Wiesbaden
Nationality German
Occupation historian
Known for being an expert in Medieval Greece, both Byzantine and Frankish

Karl Hopf (Hamm, Westphalia, February 19, 1832 – Wiesbaden, August 23, 1873) or Carl Hermann Friedrich Johann Hopf was historian and expert in Medieval Greece, both Byzantine and Frankish.

Hopf graduated from the University of Bonn, where he received his Ph.D. in the medieval history of Greece. He worked as a professor and librarian in the University of Greifswald and the University of Königsberg. He frequently visited Italian and Greek medieval archives finding sources for his works.

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  • Peter Wirth: Hopf, Carl. In: Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB). Band 9. Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1972, S. 609.
  • Ludwig Streit: Hopf, Karl. In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Band 13. Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1881, S. 102–104.

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