Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
Aurich, Landkreis Aurich, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
|Death||14 Jul 1895 (aged 69)
L'Aquila, Provincia di L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy
|Burial||L'Aquila, Provincia di L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy|
|Plot||5095; vicinity (left side) of Persichetti mausoleum|
|Memorial ID||9184 ·|
Carolvs Henricvs Vlrichs
who was born in Westerfeld near East Friesland
He distinguished himself and became renowned among his
equals by his mental faculties in the humanities and other
disciplines through instruction he received in Göttingen and Berlin.
He was concerned about new problems in anthropology
He had a remarkable sense of duty.
He was not elevated to prosperity nor was he humbled
by the attacks of his adversaries.
As a pauper he left the region of Hanover and went
into exile. He traveled through a great part of Europe.
He displayed everywhere a model character by his
knowledge and virtue.
Finally he came to live in Aquila in central Italy
to live for a long time.
He edited a Latin journal titled "Alaudae" [Larks] which
received praise from the old and new world.
Not complaining, not anguished, he died in our city
in his 70th year
on the day before the Ides of July
His loyal friends and admirers here and across the Alps
joined in to pay for this gift for their best friend whom
they mourn the loss of, and mock his lack of fortune
by this truly excellent monument.
-- written by [Prof.] Henricus Casti
[head librarian at the Aquila library].
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- Added: 26 Apr 2000
- Find a Grave Memorial 9184