Theodor Mommsen – Non-Fiction Author

Theodor Mommsen – Non-Fiction Author

Name Theodor Mommsen
Profession Non-Fiction Author
Date of Birth 1817-11-30
Place of Birth Germany
Age 85 yrs
Death Date 1903-11-01
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Theodor Mommsen

German classicist who was widely considered one of the world’s foremost authorities Roman civilizations. His best-known work, A History of Rome, earned him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1902.

Early Life Experience of Theodor Mommsen

He grew up in the town of Bad Oldesloe and attended college in Altona for four years.

Trivia Info

He was also a politician who served in the Prussian House of Representatives and was a strong opponent of antisemitism.

Family Life and Relationship

He was the son of Lutheran minister.

Close Associates

He was such an admirer of Roman general Julius Caesar that he refused to write about his death in A History of Rome. 

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