Pál Engel

Pál Engel (27 February 1938 – 21 August 2001) was a Hungarian medievalist historian and archivist, and member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He served as General Director of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences between 1996 and 1997. Despite Engel being an autodidact historian (who had no degree in history), he became a preeminent medievalist, and member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Pál Engel
Born(1938-02-27)27 February 1938
Died21 August 2001(2001-08-21) (aged 63)


  • Magyarország világi archontológiája, 1301–1457, I–II. ["Secular Archontology of Hungary, 1301–1457, Volume I–II"]. História, MTA Történettudományi Intézete. Budapest (1996)
  • The Realm of St Stephen: A History of Medieval Hungary, 895–1526. I.B. Tauris Publishers (2001)


  • Tringli, István (April 2002). "Megemlékezés". Magyar Tudomány (in Hungarian). http://www.matud.iif.hu/. Retrieved 2015-07-20. External link in |publisher= (help)