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Ernest Denis

French historian and politician

Died when: 72 years 1 days (864 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn


Ernest Denis

Ernest Denis (January 3, 1849 – January 4, 1921) was a French historian.Denis became known as a specialist of Germany and Bohemia, and played a major role in the establishment of the Czechoslovak state in 1918.

Along with Louis Léger, he is considered to be one of the most highly regarded 20th-century historians of the Slav world in France.

Upon his death, the Czechoslovak state bought his residence in Paris in order to create an institute for Slavic studies.

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