Brandes, Ernst

LAWYER, AUTHOR, POLITICIAN (GERMANY)
BORN 3 Oct 1758, Hannover, Niedersachsen - DIED 13 May 1810, Hannover, Niedersachsen
GRAVE LOCATION Hannover, Niedersachsen: Ehemaliger Neustädter Friedhof, Brühlstrasse/Otto-Brenner-Strasse

Ernst Brandes was the son of Georg Friedrich Brandes. He studied in Göttingen under Christian Gottlob Heine from 1775 to 1778. He was influential for conservative thinkers during the era of the French Revolution and was influenced by Edward Burke himself.

His treatise "Ueber die Weiber" was meant to against the idea of equality of the sexes. In 1806 he was elected into the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen.

Related persons
• was pupil to Heyne, Christian Gottlob

Images

The grave of Ernst Brandes at the Ehemaliger Neustädter Friedhof, Hannover.
Picture by Androom (15 Dec 2012)

 

Sources
Ernst Brandes – Wikipedia


Brandt, Carl

Published: 1 Jan 2018
Last update: 1 Jan 2018