Jakob Grimm

Jacob Grimm was a 19th century German scholar who, along with brother Wilhelm, published Grimms' Fairy Tales, a collection famous for its children's stories. Jacob Grimm was born on January 4, 1785, in Hanau, Germany. He and younger brother Wilhelm studied German folklore and oral traditions, publishing a collection of stories that eventually became known as Grimms' Fairy Tales, and includes narratives like Cinderella and Rapunzel. A prolific author, Jacob also did pioneering research on languages and created the principles known as "Grimm's law."
years of life: 4 January 1785 20 September 1863


Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted2 years ago
The wife of a rich man fell sick;
Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted2 years ago
And the snow fell and spread a beautiful white covering over the grave;
Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted2 years ago
Then they took away her fine clothes, and gave her an old grey frock to put on, and laughed at her, and turned her into the kitchen.
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