Reinhold Pauli

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Reinhold Pauli (25 May 1823 in Berlin – 3 June 1882 in Bremen) was a German historian of England.


He studied at the universities of Bonn and Berlin, where he received his PhD in 1846. In 1847 he moved to England, where he served as private secretary to Baron von Bunsen, the Prussian ambassador in London. In 1852–55 he studied history in Edinburgh, Oxford, Cambridge and London.[1] In 1855 he returned to Germany, and successively became a professor of history at the universities of Rostock, Tübingen, Marburg and Göttingen. In 1866 he left the University of Tübingen because of his political views.[2]

He wrote The Life of King Alfred (1852), History of England from the Accession of Henry II to the Death of Henry VII,[3] Pictures of Old England (1861) and Simon de Montfort (1876).[2]


  1. ^ Pauli, Georg Reinhold Hessian Biography
  2. ^ a b Chisholm 1911.
  3. ^ This work was the continuation of Johann Martin Lappenberg's Geschichte von England (2 vols, Hamburg 1834-1837).
  • Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Pauli, Reinhold" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.

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