Jacob Grimm

Jacob Grimm bio

Birth Name: Jakob Ludwig Carl Grimm

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Hanau

Date Of Birth: January 4, 1785

Date Of Death: September 20, 1863

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Jacob Grimm was born on the 4th of January, 1785. He was known for being a Novelist. One half of the Brothers Grimm, he and his brother Wilhelm co-wrote fairytales such as Hansel and Gretel and Snow White. His best-known works include Kinder-und Hausmärchen (Grimms’ Fairy Tales) and Deutsche Mythologie. A noted philologist in addition to a mythologist, he also published the Deutsches Wörterbuch, a comprehensive German dictionary.

Jacob Grimm was born in Hanau. He attended the University of Marburg, where he studied law and became inspired by history and philosophy. He published his earliest work, Über den altdeutschen Meistergesang, in 1811. He taught at the University of Berlin beginning in 1840.

Jacob Grimm was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jacob Grimm was born in 1780s.

Jakob Ludwig Carl Grimm is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Jacob’s Jakob Ludwig Carl Grimm attended University of Berlin, Germany.


Jacob Grimm’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jacob Grimm’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jacob Grimm kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jacob Grimm was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jakob Ludwig Carl Grimm
NICKNAME: Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Jakob Ludwig Carl Grimm
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Jacob Grimm was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jacob Grimm was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Jacob Grimm had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Jacob Grimm’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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