Jacob Grimm


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

Died
September 20, 1863

Genre

Influences


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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Grimm's Fairy Stories

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The Complete Fairy Tales of...

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

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