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Ludwik Michał Emanuel Finkel (20 March 1858, in Bursztyn – 24 October 1930, in Lwów) was a Polish historian, and rector of the Lviv University.
From 1878 to 1881 he studied history, philosophy and history of literature at the Lwów University under the tutelage Aleksander Hirschberg, Julian Ochorowicz and Roman Pilat. His master was Ksawery Liske. Good friend of Finkel was Stanisław Lukas. In 1882 he gained a PhD. Topic of his thesis was Marcin Kromer, historyk polski XVI wieku (Marcin Kromer, a Polish historian of 16th century).
Among his students were Natalia Gąsiorowska, Kazimierz Hartleb, Stanisław Kot, Henryk Mościcki.
Ludwik Finkel was buried in the Łyczakowski Cemetery.