Mannert, Konrad

HISTORIAN, GEOGRAPHER (HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE)
BORN 17 Apr 1756, Altdorf (near Nürnberg) - DIED 27 Sep 1834, München
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (left wall 210 (decayed))

Kondrad Mannert was the son of the surgeon Johann Heinrich Mannert. He was educated at the St Sebald school in Nuremberg. In 1874 he became a teacher at that school. In 1797 he was appointed professor of history and oriental languages in Altdorf. From 1803 to 1807 he was the scientifical director of the Homann map office in Nuremberg and he produced many maps. This engagement ended in 1807.

In 1805 he had become a professor in Würzburg and in 1807 he moved to the university of Landshut as professor of history and geography. In 1812 he published "Kaiser Ludwig IV. oder den Baier". The university of Landsberg moved to Munich in 1826. In that year he published a history of Bavaria in two volumes. He became a member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences in 1827. In 1828 he retired because of physical problems.

Sources
https://de.wikisource.org/wiki/ADB:Mannert
Konrad Mannert – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Konrad Mannert at the Alte Südfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (04 Dec 2015)

 


Manzel, Karl Ludwig

Published: 31 Jan 2016
Last update: 31 Jan 2016