Johan Huizinga (1872-1945)

Subject Fields
(Cultural) History, Political Geography  
 
Born
Groningen, The Netherlands
 
Famous for
His Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen ('Waning of the Middle Ages') (1919), the only internationally recognised classic of a Dutch Historian, his emotive writing style and focus on culture contrasted with major history works of his time.
 
Researcher in Leiden
1915-1945
 
Today in Leiden
Huizinga Institute


Last Modified: 06-02-2014