Ficker, Julius von#
b. Paderborn (Germany), April 30, 1826, d. Innsbruck (Tirol), July 10, 1902, historian; father of Heinrich von Ficker, Ludwig von Ficker and Rudolf von Ficker. 1852-1879 professor at the University of Innsbruck, later private scholar; teacher of several important historians (E. Ottenthal, E. Muehlbacher, O. Redlich); head of the "Regesta Imperii". Became known for his controversy with H. v. Sybel over the imperial policy of the Middle Ages. Member of several Academies of Sciences.
Works#Vom Reichsfuerstenstand, 2 vols. 1861-1923; Vom Heerschilde, 1862.