Karl Wilhelm Ludwig von Heyse

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Karl Wilhelm Ludwig von Heyse

Birthplace: Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Death: Died in Berlin, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Johan Christian August Heyse and Sophie Luise Agnes Heyse
Husband of Julie Caroline Marie Helene Henriette von Heyse
Father of Ernst Hermann von Heyse and Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1910
Brother of Elise Katharine Auguste Heyse; Anton Ludwig Gustav Heyse; Theodor Friedrich Heyse; Caroline Wilhelmine Berta Jessen; Gustav Ferdinand Heyse and 2 others

Occupation: deutscher Altphilologe und Sprachwiss, German philologist
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About Karl Wilhelm Ludwig von Heyse


Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Heyse (1797 Oldenburg - 1855 Berlin) was a German philologist, son of Johann Christian August Heyse, father of the novelist Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse, born at Oldenburg. He studied Greek and Latin and became assistant professor of philosophy in Berlin in 1829. After his father's death (1829) he revised many of his father's works, especially the Allgemeines Fremdwörterbuch. His own works are: Handwörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1833-49); Ausführliches Lehrbuch der deutschen Sprache (1838-49); and System der Sprachwissenschaft (edited by Steinthal, 1856).

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Karl Wilhelm Ludwig von Heyse's Timeline

October 15, 1797
Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
March 23, 1828
Age 30
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
March 15, 1830
Age 32
Berlin, Deutschland
November 25, 1855
Age 58
Berlin, Germany