MŽIK, Hans von

MŽIK, Hans von. Rzeszów, Galicia (now in Poland) 24.7.1876 — Vienna 4.3.1961. Austrian Historian of Geography. PD 1917 Vienna “für historische Geographie des Orients”. Ao. Professor 1929, from 1935 also taught Armenian. From 1921 also head of the map collection of Austrian National Library. Married Paula Horschlitz, one daughter.

Publications: Die Reise des Arabers Ibn Baṭūṭa durch Indien und China (14. Jahrhundert). 489 p. Hamburg 1911.

Much on historical geography of the Near East.

Sources: Bihl 100-102; three lines in German Wikipedia; marriage in geni.com.

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