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Johann Rudolf Wyss (1782–1830)

Wyss, Johann Rudolf (vis). A Swiss author; born at Berne, March 1782; died there, March 1830. His writings are: ‘Lectures on the Supreme Good’ (2 vols., 1811); ‘Idylls, Folk-Songs, Legends and Narratives from Switzerland’ (3 vols., 1815–22); and ‘Travels in the Bernese Alps’ (1808). He edited a series called ‘Alpenrose’ (20 vols., 1811–30). His ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ has’ been translated into many languages.