Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, born on 4 January 1785, was 13 months older than his brother Wilhelm Carl Grimm (b. 24 February 1786). Both were born in Hanau. They finished the Gymnasium in Kassel and then they studied law at the University of Marburg. After working a while as librarians in Kassel hired as professors at the University of Göttingen in 1830 Jacob and his brother five years later. Jacob Grimm never married, butEARLY LIFE Wilhelm married Henriette Dorothea Wild, with whom he had four children. Wilhelm Carl Grimm died on December 16, 1859, while his brother Jacob on September 20, 1863 in Berlin. Both are buried in the cemetery of St. Matthew in Berlin.
The Grimm were writers and collectors of traditional tales, in which Wilhelm Carl Grimm gave literary form and adapted for children. They began to collect folk tales around 1807, a time when there was intense interest in similar projects. In the first volume of stories issued in 1812. The volume, under the name "Kinder - und Hausmärchen" ("Children and Family Tales"), contained 86 stories. There followed another 70 stories in a second volume, published in 1814. By 1857 seven versions of fairy tales have been published and contained a total of 211 stories Between 1816 and 1818 issued two volumes of German legends entitled "Deutsche Sagen" ("German myths"), containing 585 stories written in chronological order. Still, they released a version with Irish stories about elves ("Irische Elfenmärchen") in 1826, which was a translation and commentary by the project "Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland" the Irishman Thomas Crocker Croft, and a version titled "Deutsche Mythologie" ("German Mythology") 1835.Ta the tales were very nice and played in many theaters.
>At the time working at >The Brothers Grimm Cassel Jacob Grimm wrote worked on the dictionary the "Deutsche Grammatik" of the German language, ("German Grammar"), a "Deutsches Wörterbuch", work that dealt more with from 1838 onwards. By the historical development the end of their lives had of the German language. been able to work with Delivered in 1822, parts of the dictionary, scientifically, the series of which finally ended in changes 1961. protoindoefropaikon closed pursuant to Protogermaniki (or Teutonic) language, which is the common ancestor of all Germanic languages.
The form of the two brothers, was inscribed on the note of 1000 marks. Museum in their honor has been created in the city where they grew up, in Kassel. Theres Statue at Hanau. In 2005, UNESCO included a handwritten copy of the Kinder-und Hausmärchen, by the brothers Grimm, document world heritage. The fairy tales have been used as subjects in several films and television series. In 1962 comes the movie "The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm" directed by Henry Levin (Henry Levin) on the brothers Grimm and their fairy tales and proposed for various categories at the Oscars 1963.
1. Red Riding HoodTheir 2. Snow White and thefairytales. Seven Dwarfs 3. King Frog 4. Koutsokaligeris 5. Hansel and Gretel 6. Rapunzel 7. The Brave raftakos 8. Sleeping Beauty 9. Cinderella 10. The wolf and the seven goats. 11. Brother and Sister. 12. The Twelve Princesses.