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Karl Hillebrand (1829–1884)

Hillebrand, Karl (hil’lė-bränt’). A German critic and historian; born at Giessen, Sept. 17, 1829; died in Florence, Oct. 19, 1884. For participation in the insurrection in Baden (1849) he was imprisoned, but escaped to France, where he graduated at the Sorbonne, and in 1863 became professor of foreign languages at Douai. On the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War, he removed to Italy and passed the remainder of his life there. Among his publications in French, German, Italian, and English are: ‘On Good Comedy’ (1863); ‘Contemporary Prussia’ (1867); ‘Italian Studies’ (1868); ‘Times, Peoples, and Men’ (7 vols., 1875–85); two volumes of a ‘History of France from the Accession of Louis Philippe to the Fall of Napoleon III.’ (1877–79); ‘Lectures on German Thought’ (1880).