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Johannes Aventinus

German historian

Died when: 56 years 189 days (678 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Johannes Aventinus

Johann Georg Turmair (or Thurmayr) (4 July 1477 – 9 January 1534), known by the pen name Johannes Aventinus (Latin for "John of Abensberg") or Aventin, was a Bavarian Renaissance humanist historian and philologist.

He authored the 1523 Annals of Bavaria, a valuable record of the early history of Germany.


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