Baumgartner, Alexander

(1841-1910) Writer, son of Gallus Jacob Baumgartner, born Saint Gall, Switzerland; died Luxemburg. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1860 and for 36 years was on the editorial staff of the periodical Stimmen aus Maria-Laach. His most valuable works are a history of the literature of the world in eight volumes, poems for special occasions, and accounts of his travels.

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