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Name: Felix Dahn  
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Date of Birth: 9th February 1834
Place of Birth: Hamburg, Germany
Profession: Writer
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Felix Ludwig Julius Dahn (February 9, 1834 - January 3, 1912) was a German lawyer, author and historian.


Felix Dahn was born in Hamburg. He was the oldest son of a family of French and German origin. His parents were actors. Dahn began his studies in law and philosophy in Munich. He graduated as Doctor of Laws in Berlin. After his habilitation treatise, Dahn became lecturer of German Law in Munich. In 1863 he became senior lecturer/associate professor in Würzburg, in 1872 he received a professorship in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad) and in 1888 he received a professorship in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland). Dahn was also honorary doctor in Medicine and in Philosophy. A month before his 78th birthday, Dahn passed away in Breslau. Dahn was married to Therese von Droste-Hülshoff (1845-1929).


  • 1861 - 1911 Die Könige der Germanen (Germanic Kings, 11 parts)
  • 1865 Prokopius von Cäsarea. Ein Beitrag zur Historiographie der Völkerwanderung und des sinkenden Römertums (Procopius of Caesarea)
  • 1875 König Roderich (King Roderick)
  • 1876 Ein Kampf um Rom (A fight for Rome)
  • 1877 Die Staatskunst der Frauen (Women's Statecraft)
  • 1884 Die Kreuzfahrer (The Crusaders)
  • 1880 - 1889 Urgeschichte der germanischen und romanischen Völker (Prehistory of the Germanic and Roman Peoples, four parts)
  • 1882 - 1901 Kleine Romane aus der Völkerwanderung (Short Novels of the Migrations, 13 parts)
  • 1893 Julian der Abtrünnige (Julian the Apostate)
  • 1902 Herzog Ernst von Schwaben (Duke Ernst of Swabia)

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  • Texts in Projekt Gutenberg-DE

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