Georg Gottfried Julius Dehio (November 22, 1850 in Reval (now Tallinn), Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire – March 21, 1932 in Tübingen), was a Baltic German art historian.
In 1900, Dehio started the
Handbuch der deutschen Kunstgeschichte (Handbook of German Art History). The project is ongoing and managed by the 'Dehio-Vereinigung', Munich.
He is the namesake of the
Georg Dehio Prize ( Georg Dehio Book Prize).
He was laureate of the Pour le Mérite order (
"Pour le Mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste"), the Eagle Shield of the German Empire ( Adlerschild des Deutschen Reiches) and the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art. He hold honorary doctor titles in Göttingen, Tübingen, Frankfurt (Main) and Darmstadt. The 1987 discovered planet 48415 Dehio is named after him.
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Karl Gottfried Konstantin Dehio (May 27, 1851, Reval (Tallinn) – February 26, 1927, Dorpat (Tartu)), internist, cousin
Ludwig Dehio (August 25, 1888, Königsberg, Prussia – October 24, 1963, Marburg/Lahn), historian, his son
Erhard Dehio (January 16, 1855, Reval (Tallinn) – July 12, 1940, Bad Oeynhausen), last German mayor of Reval, Georg's younger brother
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