Leopold von Ranke

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Leopold Ranke (von Ranke)

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Wiehe, Thuringia, Germany
Death: May 23, 1886 (90)
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Gottlob Israel Israel Ranke and Friederike Wilhelmine Ranke
Husband of Clarissa Helene Clarissa Perceval
Father of Otto Karl Egmond von Ranke; Maximiliane von Ranke; Friduhelm von Ranke and Albrecht Ranke
Brother of Heinrich Ranke

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About Leopold von Ranke

Wikisource: "RANKE, LEOPOLD VON (1795-1886), German historian, was born on the 20th or the 21st of December 1795, in the small town of Wiehe, in Thuringia, which then formed part of the electorate of Saxony. His father, Gottlob Israel Ranke, was an advocate, but his ancestors, so far back as the family can be traced, had been ministers of religion. Leopold received his education first at Donndorf, ... . Ranke married, at Windermere, in 1843, Miss Clara Graves, daughter of an Irish barrister. She died in 1870, leaving two sons and one daughter."

Robert Graves: "Graves was born into a middle-class family in Wimbledon, then part of Surrey. He was the third of five children born to Alfred Perceval Graves (1846–1931), an Anglo-Irish school inspector, Gaelic scholar and the author of the popular song "Father O'Flynn", and his second wife, Amalie von Ranke (1857–1951). Graves's mother was from a recently ennobled German family, the eldest daughter of Heinrich Ranke, professor of medicine at the University of Munich and his wife, Luise Tiarks. She was also a great-niece of the German historian Leopold von Ranke."

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Leopold von Ranke's Timeline

December 21, 1795
Wiehe, Thuringia, Germany
Age 48
Age 50
Age 51
Age 53
May 23, 1886
Age 90
Berlin, Berlin, Germany