August Wilhelm Hupel

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Birthday
25, 1737
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 17, 1819 (81)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
25, 1737
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 17, 1819 (81)

About

Baltic-German writer and linguist who authored an Estonian grammatical treatise and a dictionary. During the 1760s, he translated articles for an Estonian periodical called Luhhike Oppetus.

Before Fame

He published an Estonian medical textbook in 1771.

Trivia

His 1780 Estonian dictionary contained close to 17,000 words.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Buttelstedt, Germany. He died at the age of eighty-two in Paida, Estonia.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as writer Carl Jakobson.

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