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MORITZ BROSCH (1829-1907)

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 650 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MORITZ BROSCH (1829-1907), German historian, was born at Prague on the 7th of April 1829, was educated at Prague and Vienna, and became a journalist. Later he devoted himself to historical study, and he died on the 14th of July 1907 at Venice, where he had resided for over thirty years. To the series Geschichte der europaischen Staaten Brosch contributed England rgog-r85o (6 vols., Gotha, 1884-1899), a continuation of the work of J. M. Lappenberg and R. Pauli, and Der Kirchenstaat (Gotha, 188o-1882). He gave further proof of his interest in English history by writing Lord Bolingbroke and die Whigs and Tories seiner Zeit (Frankfort, 1883), and Oliver Cromwell and die puritanische Revolution (Frankfort, 1886). He also wrote Julius II. and die Griindung des Kirchenstaats (Gotha, 1878), while one of his last pieces of work was to contribute a chapter on " The height of the Ottoman power " to vol. iii. of the Cambridge Modern History. See A. W. Ward in the English Historical Review, vol. xxii. (1907).
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