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Ludwig Geiger (1848‚Äď1919) was a German author and historian, born at Breslau, a son of Abraham Geiger. After study at Heidelberg, G√∂ttingen, and Bonn, he became docent in history at Berlin in 1873 and in 1880 was appointed to a chair of modern history there. His more important researches have been concerned with the history of humanism, to which he contributed such studies as Nikolaus Ellenbog, ein Humanist und Theolog des sechzehnten Jahrhunderts (1870); Johann Reuchlin, sein Leben und seine Werke (1871); Petrarca (1874), an examination of Petrarch's significance as author and scholar; and Renaissance und Humanismus in Italien und Deutschland (1882). He also revised Jakob Burckhardt's Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien (seventh edition, two volumes, Leipzig, 1899). In 1880 he began the publication of the Goethe-Jahrbuch and from 1886‚Äď1892 was proprietor and an editor of the Zeitschrift f√ľr Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland (five volumes), in connection with which subject he published Das Studium der hebr√§ischen Sprache in Deutschland vom Ende des 15ten bis zur Mitte des 16ten Jahrhunderts (1870) and Geschichte der Juden in Berlin (1871); He wrote: Vortr√§ge und Versuche (1890); Berlin, 1688‚Äď1840 (1893‚Äď1895); Das junge Deutschland und die preussische Zensur (1900); Bettina von Arnim und Friedrich Wilhelm IV (1902); Aus Chamissos Fr√ľhzeit (1905); Goethe und Zelters Briefwechsel (1905); Chamissos Leben (1907); Chamissos Werke (1907); Der Briefwechsel Goethes mit Humboldt (1908); Charlotte von Schiller (1908).


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