Grauert, Hermann von

HISTORIAN (GERMANY)
BORN 7 Sep 1850, Pritzwalk, Brandenburg - DIED 12 Mar 1924, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (42-12-06)

Hermann Grauert worked at his father's manufactory before he went to Münster in 1872 to pass exams in Latin, Greek and history to enable him to enter university. He studied history in Göttingen from 1873 to 1876. His promoted under Georg Waitz and continued to enlarge his knowledge at the universities of Berlin, Munich and Strasbourg.

From 1877 onwards he worked at the State Archive in Munich and in 1885 he became a professor at the university in Munich. As a historian he was held in high esteem all over Germany and also known beyond the border. In 1914 he was enobled and in 1915 he became the rector of the university. He died in 1924 in Munich.

Publications: "Die Kaisergräber im Dom zu Speyer" (1901); Dante und Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1903).

Sources
Hermann von Grauert – Wikipedia
Alter Südfriedhof zu München

Images

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

 


Greenaway, Kate

Published: 17 Jan 2016
Last update: 17 Jan 2016