Hungarian historian; born at Güssing, Hungary, Dec. 16, 1857. He received his education at Gratz (Ph.D. 1882; LL.D. 1894), and in 1895 became privat-docent at the University of Vienna. In 1901 he was appointed professor of history at the German University of Prague. Steinberg has contributed several essays, especially on the history of the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, to various historical journals, and is the author of "Nuntiaturberichte aus Deutschland" (Vienna, 1897).