- Category : 1878-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (17,43)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 2
German cultural historian from Baden, who devoted himself especially to the history of technology. In addition to teaching activities, Kistner wrote several books and numerous essays on Baden-Württemberg's history of culture and technology. His interest was in particular the history of watchmaking in the Black Forest.
He died on 20 November 1940 in Heidelberg, aged 62.