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Ast, Georg Anton Friedrich

Born: 1778 AD
Died: 1841 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Philosopher

1778 – Born in Gotha, Germany.

1802 – Educated there and at the University of Jena, he became a privatdozent at Jena.

1805 – He became professor of classical literature in the University of Landshut, where he remained.

1816 – He is known principally for his work during the last twenty-five years of his life on the dialogues of Plato. His Plato’s Leben and Schriften.

1834-1839 – His last work was the Lexicon Platonicum (3 vols), which is both valuable and comprehensive.

1841 – Died on the 31st of October in Germany.