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Johannes Scherr (1817–1886)

Scherr, Johannes (shãr). A German historian; born at Hohenrechberg, Würtemberg, Oct. 3, 1817; died on Nov. 21, 1886. He studied philosophy and history at Tübingen; became a prolific writer, and was an accepted critic in German literature. Among his principal works are: ‘History of German Literature’ (2d ed. 1854); ‘History of English Literature’ (1854; 3d ed. 1883); ‘Blücher, his Life and Times’ (3 vols., 1862–63; 4th ed. 1887); ‘Germania’ (1885).