Barthold Georg Niebuhr (Niebuhr Barthold Georg)( German historian, the founder of scientific-critical method in studying history.)
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Son traveler Carsten Niebuhr, was born in Copenhagen on August 27, 1776. He studied at the University of Kiel, and then more than a year spent in England and Scotland. In 1804-1806 Director of the National Bank of Denmark, in 1806-1810 at the invitation of von Stein has served as director of the National Bank of Prussia. Since 1810 lectures on Roman history at the University of Berlin. In 1816-1823, Ambassador of Prussia at the Vatican, then professor of the University of Bonn. The main work of Niebuhr's Roman History (Rmische Geschichte, 1811-1832, 3 vols.) Proved to be valuable not so much the results, as taken up by. Here is an attempt to allocate from the traditions of the founding of Rome rational core, focuses not outstanding personalities and history of development of society and state in Rome. By the end of the 19. found that excessive criticism maloproduktiven, but even now, his method is the basis of any serious historical research. Niebuhr died in Bonn on January 2, 1831.