\ˈɜːnəst lˈavɪs], \ˈɜːnəst lˈavɪs], \ˈɜː_n_ə_s_t l_ˈa_v_ɪ_s]\
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A French historian; born at Nouvion-en-Thierache, Dec. 17, 1842. His historical researches have chiefly to do with Prussia and the German Empire, as in "The Mark of Brandenburg under the Ascanian Dynasty" (1875); "Studies of the History of Prussia" (1879); "Frederick the Great before his Accession" (1893); "Three Emperors of Germany: William I., Frederick III., William II". (1888); "Outlines of Europe's Political History".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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