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Groth, Klaus

Born: 1819 AD
Died: 1899 AD

1819 – Born on the 24th of April.

1838 – Studying at the seminary in Tondern.

1847 – He became a teacher at the girls school in his native village, but went to Kiel to qualify for a higher educational post.

1853 – His studies and he was able to resume them at Kiel.

1856 – He took the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Bonn.

1858 – He settled as Privatdozent in German literature and languages at Kiel.

1866 – He was made professor.

1885 – K. Groth und die plattdeutsche Dichtung.

1891 – His Lebenserinnerungen were edited by E. Wolff.

1893 – Groth’s Gesammelte Werke appeared in 4 vols

1900 – His chief works are Quickborn, Volksleben  in plattdeutschen Gedichten Ditmarscher Mundart.