Awards & Winners

Theodor Mommsen

Date of Birth 30-November-1817
Place of Birth Garding
(Germany, Schleswig-Holstein)
Nationality Germany
Profession Historian, Jurist, Writer, Archaeologist, Politician
Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen was a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician, archaeologist and writer generally regarded as one of the greatest classicists of the 19th century. His work regarding Roman history is still of fundamental importance for contemporary research. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1902, and was also a prominent German politician, as a member of the Prussian and German parliaments. His works on Roman law and on the law of obligations had a significant impact on the German civil code.

Awards by Theodor Mommsen

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Nobel Prize in Literature
Honored for : A History of Rome
(the greatest living master of the art of historical writing, with special reference to his monumental work, A history of Rome)

Nominations 1902 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Nobel Prize in Literature A History of Rome