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Gustav Friedrich Klemm (1802–1867)

Klemm, Gustav Friedrich (klem). A German librarian and historian; born at Chemnitz, Nov. 12, 1802; died at Dresden, Aug. 26, 1867. Having studied in Leipsic, he settled in 1825 in Dresden, where he became royal librarian (1852), retaining that post until 1864. Of special value are his historical works, such as: ‘Attila according to History, Sagas, and Legends’ (1825); ‘History of Bavaria’ (1828); ‘Handbook of German Archæology’ (1835); ‘Italica’ (1839), ‘Italian Travels’; ‘General History of Civilization’ (10 vols., 1843–52); ‘Science of Civilization’ (1854–55); ‘Women’ (6 vols., 1854–59).