1819–1888
Wilhelm Brockhaus

Introduction

Born: Au­gust 30, 1819, Him­mel­mert bei Plet­ten­berg, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: Oc­to­ber 3, 1888, at his son-in-law’s house in Du­is­burg, Nord­rhein-West­fal­en, Ger­ma­ny.

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Biography

Wilhelm was the son of el­e­men­ta­ry school teach­er Fried­rich Wil­helm Brock­haus, hus­band of Wil­hel­mi­ne Esch­er (mar­ried 1843), and bro­ther of Carl Brock­haus, one of the found­ers of the Breth­ren move­ment in Ger­ma­ny.

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