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Jacob Grimm

(1785—1863) Jacob (Ludwig Carl) and Wilhelm (Carl), German philologists and folklorists

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Jacob (1785–1863), Grimmand Wilhelm (1786–1859), German collectors of fairy tales and folk stories, philologists, and pioneers ...

Grimm, Jacob

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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2003
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(1785–1863), German philologist. ...

Grimm's work on the historical grammar of the Germanic languages greatly influenced the development of

Grimm, Jacob

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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(Hanau, 1785–1863, Berlin), ...

after studying law at Marburg University from 1802 to 1805, entered the Hessian civil service

Grimm, Wilhelm

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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(Hanau, 1786–1859, Berlin), ...

was the younger brother of Jacob Grimm and his closest collaborator. He studied with his brother

Grimm, Brothers

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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2005
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The Brothers Grimm produced a world-renowned tale collection, the *Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children's and Household Tales) and ...

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World Encyclopedia

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German philologists and folklorists. Jakob Ludwig Karl (1785–1863) formulated Grimm's law relating to the regular shifting of consonants ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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surname of two brothers, Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm (1786–1859) Grimm, German philologists and folklorists. In 1852...

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