Zinner, Jean Charles (Johann, Janós)

Academic who sought information about America (1778).

Préfêt at the Académie royal thérésienne in Vienna. History professor at the Académie Royale at Cassau (Kosice).

Author of Merkwürdige Briefe und Schriften der berühmsten Generäle in <i<quadright>Amerika … (Augsburg, 1782), which included an account of Franklin’s career, his letter to Admiral Howe of July 20, 1776, and writings of various Loyalists and Patriots. Also wrote Beyträge zur Geschichte des Amerikhanischen Krieges … (Philadelphia and Leipzig, 1788).