The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Haxthausen, Franz Ludwig Marie August

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The American Cyclopædia
Haxthausen, Franz Ludwig Marie August
Edition of 1879. See also August von Haxthausen on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

HAXTHAUSEN, Franz Ludwig Marie August, baron, a German author, born near Paderborn, Feb. 3, 1792, died in Hanover, Dec. 31, 1866. He was a wealthy land owner, served in the army, studied at Göttingen, and travelled extensively, especially in Russia. His works include Die Agrarverfassung und ihre Conflicte (Berlin, 1829); Die ländliche Verfassung der Provinz Preussen (Königsberg, 1838); Studien über die innern Zustände, das Volksleben und insbesondere die ländlichen Einrichtungen Russlands (3 vols., Hanover, 1847-'52), a book which attracted great attention in Russia; Transkaukasia (2 vols., Leipsic, 1856); Das constitutionelle Princip (French and German, 2 vols., 1865); and Die ländliche Verfassung Russlands (1866).