Pastor, Ludwig

Pastor, Ludwig

 

Born Jan. 31, 1854, in Aachen; died Sept. 30, 1928, in Innsbruck. German-born Austrian historian.

In 1901, Pastor became director of the Austrian Historical Institute in Rome. From 1920 to 1928 he was Austria’s envoy at the Vatican. Pastor’s fame rests on his multivolume history of the papacy based on archival materials, especially on the Vatican archives.

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Geschichte der Päpste seit dem Ausgang des Mittelalters (Í477–1799), vols. 1–16. Freiburg-Rome, 1955–61.
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Portions of two longer texts are also included: her 1558 meditations on the Psalms and Lord's Prayer for Sir Felix Armbruster, and the first segment of her 1557 letter to the citizens of Strasbourg concerning their former pastor, Ludwig Rabus.