The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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5.2.1821

Bibliothek der Deutschen is founded in Rome on the initiative of Johann David Passavant, Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen, August Kestner and Ernst Zacharias Platner. Thorvaldsen and Hermann Ernst Freund were among the 58 co-founders.

Primary sources

  • Friedrich Noack: Deutsches Leben in Rom, Stuttgart & Berlin 1907, p. 206.

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