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RUDOLF HAYM (1821-1901)

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 114 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RUDOLF HAYM (1821-1901), German publicist and philosopher, was born at Grtinberg, in Silesia, on the 5th of October 1821, and died at St Anton (Arlberg) on the 27th of August 1901. Ile studied philosophy and theology at Halle and Berlin, and lived at Halle during 1846 and 1847. He was a member of the National Assembly at Frankfort in 1848, and wrote an account of the proceedings from the standpoint of the Right Centre. From 185I he lectured in literature and philosophy at the university of Halle, and became professor in r86o. His writings are biogranhical and critical, devoted mainly to modern German philosophy and literature. In 1870 1! 1e published a masterly history of the Romantic school. He also wrote biographies of W. von Humboldt (1856), Hegel (1857), Schopenhauer (1864), Herder (1877–1885) , Max Duncker (1890). In 1901 he published Erinnerungen aus meinem Leben.
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