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Jacob Grimm


Born
in Hanau, Hesse-Kassel, Germany
January 04, 1785

Died
September 20, 1863

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Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm, German philologist, jurist and mythologist, was born at Hanau, in Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm's Law, the author of the monumental German Dictionary, his Deutsche Mythologie and more popularly, with his brother Wilhelm, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

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Average rating: 4.13 · 336,445 ratings · 15,307 reviews · 3,303 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Complete Grimm's Fairy ...

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4.28 avg rating — 152,357 ratings — published 1812 — 547 editions
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Grimm's Fairy Tales

4.13 avg rating — 26,403 ratings — published 1909 — 928 editions
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Grimm's Fairy Stories

4.09 avg rating — 12,664 ratings — published 1812 — 2 editions
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The Original Folk and Fairy...

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4.23 avg rating — 7,436 ratings — published 1815 — 17 editions
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The Annotated Brothers Grimm

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Household Tales by the Brot...

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Snow White

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Hansel and Gretel

3.81 avg rating — 2,732 ratings — published 1812 — 266 editions
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The Complete Fairy Tales of...

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Rapunzel

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The Complete Fairy Tales of... The Complete Fairy Tales of...
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Quotes by Jacob Grimm  (?)
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“I'm Death, and I make sure that everyone is equal.”
Brothers Grimm

“How often when we are comfortable, we begin to long for something new! ”
Jacob Grimm

“Skin white as snow, lips red as blood, and hair black as ebony.”
The Brothers Grimm

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