August Ludwig von Schlözer

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August Ludwig von Schlözer

August Ludwig von Schlözer (5 July 1735 — 9 September 1809) was a German historian. He made many important contributions to the study of the Universal History, and particularly, the History of Russia.

In 1804, Schlözer was ennobled and elected privy councilor by the Russian Tsar Alexander I of Russia

His outlook about the universal history influenced historians as Nikolai Karamzin.

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