Schmeller, Johann Andreas

GERMANIST (GERMANY)
BORN 6 Aug 1785, Tirschenreuth, Oberpfalz - DIED 27 Jul 1852, München
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (02-07-40)

After a difficult youth Johann Andreas Schmeller obtained a position as a teacher abroad. After the fall of Napoleon he studied the Bavarian dialect and in 1821 he published "Die Mundarten Bayerns" ("Bavarian dialects").

His Bavarian dictionary was published between 1827 and 1837. In 1828 he became a teacher at the University of Munich and he held this position until his death of cholera in 1852.

Related persons
• is stepfather/stepmother of Auer, Maximilian Joseph

Sources
• Fischer, Manfred F., Ruhmeshalle und Bavaria, Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser, München, 1987
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Andreas_Schmeller

Images

The grave of Andreas Schmeller at the Alte Südfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (04 Dec 2015)

 


Schmid, Simon

Published: 27 Apr 2016
Last update: 27 Apr 2016