This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Robert Bireley

Born: 26-Jul-1933

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War

    University: BA, Loyola University Chicago (1956)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1972)
    Professor: History, Loyola University Chicago

    American Catholic Historical Association President (2008)
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Religion and Politics in the Age of the Counterreformation: Emperor Ferdinand II, William Lamormaini, S.J., and the Formation of Imperial Policy (1981, history)
The Counter-Reformation Prince: Anti-Machiavellianism or Catholic Statecraft in Early Modern Europe (1990, history)
The Refashioning of Catholicism, 1450-1700: A Reassessment of the Counter Reformation (1999, history)
The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War: Kings, Courts, and Confessors (2003, history)
Ferdinand II: Counter-Reformation Emperor, 1578-1637 (2014, biography)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications