- Notable Leopold Von Ranke Quotes Index -
Born: December 21, 1795, Wiehe, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Died: Berlin, Germany, May 23, 1886
Occupation: Academic, Historian
You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was.
- Leopold Von Ranke
Quotes by Leopold Von Ranke