Jacob Grimm biography

Jacob Grimm

Writer, Author

1785 – 1863

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Who was Jacob Grimm?

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm was a German philologist, jurist and mythologist. He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm's Law, the author of the monumental Deutsches Wörterbuch, the author of Deutsche Mythologie and, more popularly, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

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Born
Jan 4, 1785
Hanau
Also known as
  • Jacob Ludwig Grimm
  • Jakob Grimm
  • Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm
  • Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm
  • Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Karl
  • Grimm
  • Brüder Grimm
  • The Brothers Grimm
  • Br. Grimm
  • Gebrüder Grimm
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Philipps University of Marburg
Died
Sep 20, 1863
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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