Johann Georg MeuselJohann Georg Meusel (17 March 1743 – 19 September 1820) was a German bibliographer, lexicographer and historian.
Meusel was born in Eyrichshof. From 1764 he studied history and philology at the University of Göttingen, where his instructors included Christian Gottlob Heyne, Johann Christoph Gatterer, Gottfried Achenwall, Georg Christoph Hamberger and Christian Adolph Klotz, the latter of which he followed to the University of Halle in 1766. In 1768 he was appointed professor of history at the University of Erfurt, where his colleagues included Karl Friedrich Bahrdt and Christoph Martin Wieland. From 1779 up to the time of his death in Erlangen, he was a professor of history at the University of Erlangen. Provided by Wikipedia