The New International Encyclopædia/Winkelmann, Eduard
WINKELMANN, vĭṉ'kel-män, Eduard (1838-96). A German historian, born in Danzig and educated at Berlin and Göttingen. He became head master of the knight and chapter school at Reval in 1860, and in 1865 was appointed professor at the University of Dorpat. He was called to the chair of history at Bern in 1869, and in 1873 to Heidelberg. He published Geschichte Kaiser Friedrichs II. und seiner Reiche 1212-1235 (1863); Forschungen zur deutschen Geschichte (1872); Bibliotheca Livoniæ Historica (1870 and 1878); Philipp von Schwaben und Otto IV. von Braunschweig (1873); Geschichte der Angelsachsen (1883); Urkundenbuch der Universität Heidelberg (1886); and Kaiser Friedrich II. (1889-97).