Johann Christoph Jordan

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Johann Christoph (von) Jordan (died 1748) was a German bureaucrat and antiquary. He wrote in Latin, and his most important work was a history of the Slavic peoples, De Originibus Slavicis, published in 1745.

Originally from the Rhineland, Jordan served as a senior official in the Bohemian Court Chancery (Böhmische Hofkanzlei).[1]


  1. ^ R. J. W. Evans, Austria, Hungary and the Habsburgs. Essays on Central Europe, c.1683–1867 (Oxford, 2006), 49.

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