from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Niebuhr, Barthold George 1776-1831. German historian whose greatly influential history of Rome (published 1811-1832) established the modern scientific study of history.
- Niebuhr, Reinhold 1892-1971. American theologian who argued that Christianity is obligated to confront ethical, social, and moral problems. His works include The Nature and Destiny of Man (1941-1943).
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- n. German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831)
- n. United States Protestant theologian (1892-1971)
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