Herbert Franke (sinologist)
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Herbert Franke Sinologist
|Born||September 27, 1914|
|Died||June 10, 2011 (aged 96)|
Herbert Franke (27 September 1914 - 10 June 2011) was a German historian of China. He is particularly known for his works on the history of the Jurchen (Jin) and Mongol (Yuan) Empires in China.
After the end of World War II, Herbert Franke, along with Wolfgang Bauer, was instrumental in establishing the Sinological Section in the University of Munich. Later, he succeeded Erich Haenisch as the head of the Sinology Department at that university.
He is one of the authors of volume 6 of The Cambridge History of China dealing with history of China under the Khitan, Jurchen and Mongol regimes.