Wilhelm von Humboldt

Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand Freiherr von Humboldt (June 22, 1767 - April 8, 1835), government functionary, diplomat, philosopher, founder of Humboldt Universitet in Berlin, friend of Goethe and in particular of Schiller, is especially remembered as a linguist who made important …






"I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves."

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