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Heinrich Hoffmann (1809–1894)

Hoffmann, Heinrich. A German physician and humorist; born in Frankfort-on-the-Main, June 21, 1809; died there, Sept. 20, 1894. He made a practice of drawing comical pictures to amuse children while treating their complaints. These were published in 1845 under the title of ‘Struwwelpeter,’ which has gone through 140 editions and was reproduced in nearly every country of Europe, with translations of the humorous letterpress. He also published several volumes of drama and verse under the assumed name of “Donner.”