Paul Scheffer-BoichorstPaul Scheffer-Boichorst (25 May 1843 in Elberfeld – 17 January 1902 in Berlin) was a German historian of the Middle Ages.
He studied history at the universities of Innsbruck, Göttingen and Berlin, receiving his doctorate from Leipzig University in 1867. Later on, he worked on the Monumenta Germaniae Historica project in Munich and Berlin. In 1875, he became an associate professor of history at the University of Giessen, then relocated to Strasbourg as a full professor during the following year. From 1890 onward, he taught classes at the University of Berlin.
He was a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences. From 1891 to 1902 he was a member of the Central Directorate of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica. He is credited for reconstruction of the ''Annales Patherbrunnenses''. Provided by Wikipedia