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The Brothers Grimm

The German brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm spent years collecting and researching folk tales early in the 19th century. They published Children's and Household Tales in 1812, a collection which becam…

Brewer's: Grimm's Law

A law discovered by Jacob L. Grimm, the German philologist, to show how the mute consonants interehange as corresponding words occur in different branches of the Aryan family of languages. …

Appendix A. About the Brothers Grimm

Appendix A. About the Brothers Grimm The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859), were born in Hanau, near Frankfurt, in the German state of Hesse. Throughout their…

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Name at birth: Ludwig Josef Johann WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein was an influential analytic philosopher of the 20th century. He is known mainly for his two works Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (192…

Ludwig WORMAN

WORMAN, Ludwig, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Pa., in 1761; received a limited schooling; learned the tanning business; moved to Earl Township, Ber…

Ludwig TELLER

TELLER, Ludwig, a Representative from New York; born in New York City (Borough of Manhattan), N.Y., June 22, 1911; educated in the public schools; graduated from New York University in 1936 and…

Jacob

Jacob enters the Old Testament in the twenty-fifth chapter of Genesis. He is the brother of Esau, the younger son of Rebecca and Isaac and the grandson of Abraham and Sarah. While Esau wandered off …

Michael G. GRIMM

GRIMM, Michael G., a Representative from New York; born in New York, N.Y., February 7, 1970; graduated from Archbishop Molly High School, Briarwood, New York, 1998; B.B.A, Baruch College, City …

Ludwig van Beethoven

Mozart aside, Ludwig van Beethoven is the most famous classical composer of the western world. Beethoven is remembered for his powerful and stormy compositions, and for continuing to compose and cond…

Daniel K. Ludwig Biography

Daniel K. Ludwigshipping magnateBorn: 6/24/1897Birthplace: South Haven, Mich. He went into business for himself at 19, he continuously upgraded and improved the services he offered until Natio…