Dead Socialist Watch, #260

Gustav Bergenroth, historian and Saint-Simonian. A ’48er, he later emigrated to California in 1850 to found an agricultural commune at Pillar Point, 20 miles south of San Francisco, but returned to Europe a year later. He settled in London and became a Tudor historian and an expert on the Spanish state papers of the period. Born in Treuberg, East Prussia, 26 February 1813; died in Madrid, Spain, 13 February 1869.

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  1. I wonder when Bergenroth became involved with the Saint-Simonians… in his twenties probably; would the movement have been tolerated in the Prussia of Frederick William III and IV? Anyway someone for me to chase up [sic].

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