Schlosser, Friedrich Christoph

HISTORIAN (GERMANY)
BORN 17 Nov 1776, Jever, Niedersachsen - DIED 23 Sep 1861, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg
GRAVE LOCATION Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg: Bergfriedhof, Rohrbacher Strasse (Abteilung C)

Friedrich Schlosser studied theology in Göttingen from 1794 to 1797. He published several theological writings and worked as a private teacher after his studies. After working as a konrektor in Jever he went to Frankfurt am Main in 1809 and there he published his first historial writings. By that time he was promoted at the University of Giessen.

He worked at the Städtischen Gymnasium from 1810. After the fall of Napoleon it was closed and in 1814 he was engaged as city librarian. In 1817 he was appointed professor of history at Heidelberg University. He taught there until 1852 and wrote several historical works. He died in 1861 in Heidelberg.

Related persons
• was teacher to Gervinus, Georg Gottfried

Images

The grave of Friedrich Christoph Schlosser at the Bergfriedhof, Heidelberg.
Picture by Androom (21 Aug 2010)

 

Sources
• Aubert, Joachim, Handbuch der Grabstätten berühmter Deutscher, Österreicher und Schweizer, Deutscher Kunstverlag, München, 1975
Friedrich Christoph Schlosser – Wikipedia


Schmedes, Maria von

Published: 25 May 2019
Last update: 25 May 2019