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Heinrich Hoffmann - Frankfurt, Main Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck
N 50° 08.112 E 008° 41.302
32U E 477729 N 5553709
Quick Description: The grave of Heinrich Hoffmann, the author of "Der Struwwelpeter", is found on the Main Cemetery in Frankfurt
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 3/8/2015 12:17:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMNFTC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Frankfurt Main Cemetery (German: Hauptfriedhof) is the largest cemetery in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The cemetery is noted for its many monumental graves, its garden architecture and as the site of the graves of many notable individuals.

Heinrich Hoffmann's grave ist found in section G "an der Mauer" 541

Source: Wikipedia (visit link)

More info: Frankfurter Hauptfriedhof (visit link)
Description:
Heinrich Hoffmann (June 13, 1809 - September 20, 1894) was a German psychiatrist, who also wrote some short works including Der Struwwelpeter, an illustrated book portraying children misbehaving. Der Struwwelpeter comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of misbehavior in an exaggerated way. The title of the first story provides the title of the whole book. Hoffmann wrote Struwwelpeter in reaction to the lack of good children's books. Intending to buy a picture book as a Christmas present for his three-year-old son, Hoffmann instead wrote and illustrated his own book. Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Hoffmann_%28author%29 and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Struwwelpeter


Date of birth: 6/13/1809

Date of death: 9/20/1894

Area of notoriety: Literature

Marker Type: Headstone

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Not listed

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