Niebuhr

Niebuhr

[nee-boor; for 1 also German nee-boor]
noun
1.
Barthold Georg [bahr-tawlt gey-awrk] , 1776–1831, German historian.
2.
Reinhold [rahyn-hohld] , 1892–1971, U.S. theologian and philosopher.
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Niebuhr (ˈniːbʊə)
 
n
1.  Barthold Georg (ˈbartɔlt ˈɡeːɔrk). 1776--1831, German historian, noted for his critical approach to sources, esp in History of Rome (1811--32)
2.  Reinhold (ˈraɪnˌhəʊld). 1892--1971, US Protestant theologian. His works include Moral Man and Immoral Society (1932) and The Nature and Destiny of Man (1941--43)

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