Wilhelm von Humboldt
Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt (June 22, 1767 - April 8, 1835), government functionary, foreign diplomat, philosopher, founder of Humboldt Universität in Berlin, friend of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and especially of Friedrich Schiller, is especially remembered as a German linguist who introduced a knowledge of the Basque language to European intellectuals. His younger brother Alexander von Humboldt was equally famous in the natural sciences.
Architectural Sites [Bearbeiten]
Memorial Plaque, Unter den Linden 6, in Berlin-Mitte