Leipzig University

university in Germany

Leipzig University (German: Universität Leipzig), in Leipzig in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, is one of the world's oldest universities and the second-oldest university (by consecutive years of existence) in Germany. The university was founded on December 2, 1409 by Frederick I, Elector of Saxony and his brother William II, Margrave of Meissen, and originally comprised the four scholastic faculties. Since its inception, the university has engaged in teaching and research for over 600 years without interruption. Famous alumni include Leibniz, Goethe, Leopold von Ranke, Friedrich Nietzsche, Robert Schumann, Richard Wagner, Tycho Brahe, Georgius Agricola, Angela Merkel and the nine Nobel laureates associated with the university.
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educated at: Leipzig University

86

Author

Erich Kästner

German children's writer

works

19

Emil and the Detectives

1929 novel for children by Erich Kästner

author: Erich Kästner
illustrator: Walter Trier

1929

The Flying Classroom

literary work

author: Erich Kästner

1933

Pünktchen und Anton

literary work

author: Erich Kästner

1931

Fabian

1931 novel written by Erich Kästner

author: Erich Kästner

1931

Der kleine Mann

literary work

author: Erich Kästner

1963

Author

Christa Wolf

German literary critic, novelist, and essayist

works

11

Medea: Stimmen

novel by Christa Wolf

author: Christa Wolf

1996

What Remains

short story by Christa Wolf

author: Christa Wolf

Cassandra

1983 novel by Christa Wolf

author: Christa Wolf

1984

Kein Ort. Nirgends

novel by Christa Wolf

author: Christa Wolf

1979

Patterns of Childhood

roman van Christa Wolf

author: Christa Wolf

1976

Author

Nikolaus Pevsner cover

photo credits: English Wikipedia

Nikolaus Pevsner

German-born British scholar

works

14

A History of Building Types

book by Nikolaus Pevsner

author: Nikolaus Pevsner

County Durham

book published in 1953

author: Nikolaus Pevsner

1953

County Durham

book published in 1983

author: Nikolaus Pevsner

1983

Buildings of England: Wiltshire

book published in 1975

author: Nikolaus Pevsner

1975

Author

Lin Yutang cover

photo credits: PD Van Vechten

Lin Yutang

Chinese writer

Author

Jan Kasprowicz cover

photo credits: CC-PD-Mark

Jan Kasprowicz

Polish poet

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