Ein „politisch schiefer Kopf“ und der „letzte Mumienkasten“ : Humboldt und Metternich

  • In this short essay, the Alexander von Humboldt scholar Kurt-R. Biermann (1919-2002) shed some light on the relationship between the famous conservative Austrian statesman Prince Metternich and the liberal Prussian scientist Alexander von Humboldt. It is one of the old legends that Humboldt and Metternich had studied together in Göttingen. They first met 1807 in Paris and corresponded in the most polite manner basically on one common field of interest, namely the promotion of the sciences.

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Author:Kurt-R. Biermann
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-35059
Document Type:Postprint
Language:German
Date of Publication (online):2009/09/04
Year of Completion:2004
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2009/09/04
Source:HiN : Alexander von Humboldt im Netz, V (2004) 9
Organizational units:Philosophische Fakultät / Institut für Romanistik
Dewey Decimal Classification:0 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke / 00 Informatik, Wissen, Systeme / 000 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Zeitschriften / HiN : Alexander von Humboldt im Netz ; International Review for Humboldtian Studies, ISSN 1617-5239 / HiN V, 9 (2004)
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
Notes extern:The original publication is available at
http://www.hin-online.de