Posted on January 4, 2015 at 12:00 AM by Jeffrey Bruner
German author Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm was born on this day in 1785. With his younger brother Wilhelm, he was the editor of "Grimm's Fairy Tales." Seven editions were published between 1812 and 1857, the last having 211 stories. Jacob Grimm also wrote a number of works about the German language, including "History of the German Language," "German Grammar" and a "German Dictionary."
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