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Friedrich Hofmann (1813–1888)

Hofmann, Friedrich (hof’män). A German editor and miscellaneous writer; born in Coburg, April 18, 1813; died at Ilmenau, Aug. 14, 1888. After graduating at Jena he formed a connection with the editorial staff of Meyer’s ‘Konversations-Lexikon’ and subsequently with other important educational undertakings. He wrote ‘The Battle of Focksan,’ a drama; ‘Childhood Joys,’ poems; ‘The Harp in the Storm,’ a work of a historical nature; ‘The Rat Catcher of Hameln’; and many other productions.