Burckhardt

[ burk-hahrt; German boork-hahrt ]
/ ˈbɜrk hɑrt; German ˈbʊərkˌhɑrt /

noun

Ja·kob [yah-kawp], /ˈyɑ kɔp/, 1818–97, Swiss historian.

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Burckhardt
/ (German ˈbʊrkhart) /

noun

Jacob Christoph . 1818–97, Swiss art and cultural historian; author of The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (1860)
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