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Wilhelm von Humboldt
  • Name: Wilhelm von Humboldt
  • Born: 06/22/1767
  • Died: 04/08/1835 (67 years old)

Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt (/ˈhʌmblt/, also US: /ˈhʊmblt/, UK: /ˈhʌmbɒlt/, German: [ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn ˈhʊmbɔlt]; 22 June 1767 – 8 April 1835) was a Prussian philosopher, linguist, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the Humboldt University of Berlin, which was named after him in 1949 (and also after his younger brother, Alexander von Humboldt, a naturalist).

School: University of Frankfurt (Oder) (no degree), University of Göttingen (no degree)

Birth Place: Potsdam, Prussia

Death Place: Tegel, Prussia

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