Georg Friedrich Grotefend

Georg Friedrich Grotefend

Birth
Hannoversch Münden, Landkreis Göttingen, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death
15 Dec 1853 (aged 78)
Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial
Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Plot
Richter 6, Hesse 153, no. 6 on cemetery tour
Memorial ID
35073837 View Source

German epigraphist, known primarily for his contributions toward the deciphering of cuneiform.
(Wikipedia)

German epigraphist, known primarily for his contributions toward the deciphering of cuneiform.
(Wikipedia)


Inscription

Schulrath
Dr. Georg Friedr. Grotefend,
Geboren den 9. Juni 1775,
Gestorben den 15. Dec. 1853.

Er sah auf Erden viel, was andern dunkel war,
Jetzt ist im Himmel ihm ein jedes Dunkel klar.