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 Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel

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Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel

  • Birth 21 Apr 1782
  • Death 21 Jun 1852
  • Burial Schweina, Wartburgkreis, Thüringen, Germany
  • Plot village of Schweina
  • Memorial ID 14945108

Educator. Creator of the Kindergarten System. In 1837 he founded the Play and Activity Institute in Bad Blankenburg, Germany, changing its name to the Kindergarten ("Children's Garden") in 1840. Froebel was one of the first to use systematized play as a method to stimulate learning among the very young.

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  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 15 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14945108
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel (21 Apr 1782–21 Jun 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14945108, citing Friedhof Schweina, Schweina, Wartburgkreis, Thüringen, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .