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Jacob Burckhardt

AKA Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt

Born: 25-May-1818
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: 8-Aug-1897
Location of death: Basel, Switzerland
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Friedhof am Hörnli, Basel, Switzerland

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: Switzerland
Executive summary: The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

    University: University of Basel
    University: University of Berlin
    University: University of Bonn (1839-43)
    Professor: University of Basel (1843-55)
    Professor: ETH Zurich (1855-58)
    Professor: University of Basel (1858-93)

Author of books:
Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien (1860, history)
Geschichte der Renaissance in Italien (1867, history)

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