Arneth, Alfred von
Alfred von Arneth. Photo, around 1880.
Arneth, Alfred von, b. Vienna, July 10, 1819, d. Vienna, July 30, 1897, historian; son of A. Adamberger. 1848 member of the Frankfurt National Assembly; as Director of the State Archives he released the archives for historical research in 1868; from 1861 member of the Lower Austrian Provincial Parliament; from 1869 member of the Upper Chamber of the Reichsrat; 1879-1897 president of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Works: Prinz Eugen, 3 vols., 1858/59; Geschichte Maria Theresias, 10 vols., 1863-1879; biographies.