The eminent German people down writer Fritz Reuter

fritz-reuterFritz Reuter, whose full name is Christian Friedrich Heinrich Ludwig, was on 7.11.1810 born in Stavenhagen, the son of the mayor and city judge of Stavenhagen Georg Johann Jakob Friedrich Reuter.

Fritz was a student at the high school in Friedland and took in 1831 on his law studies at the University of Rostock and it set 1832 in Jena continued. Here he became a member of the Students'.

1833 He was arrested for alleged participation in treasonable Burschenschaft union connections and treason, sentenced to death, and finally to 30 Pardoned years imprisonment. He sat on 1833-1840 in the leak, initially in custody in Berlin, then on the silver mountain fortress in Great Glogau, Magdeburg, Graudenz and last in Dömitz. In 1840 He was pardoned and released.

Between 1842 and 1847 He received a thorough education in Mecklenburg and Pomerania agricultural goods, 1848 he kept on in Stavenhagen, was a member of the Reform Association and the deputies took part in meetings Güstrow. 1850 he worked as a private tutor for drawing and gymnastics in Treptow, married 1851 Luise Kuntze and moved 1856 to Neubrandenburg on. Here he lived until 1863. Then he left his home in Mecklenburg and was a mansion built in Eisenach, where he lived until his death. 1863 Fritz Reuter received an honorary doctorate from the Rostock Universiät and regarded as the greatest writer Low German people. The associated genealogies can be found in the database. Those: Growolls Grete, Who was who in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Edition Temmen 1995

Extract from his works:

Lord of the swastika and its laborers
Louse un Rimels
De rice close Belligen
No Hüsung
Based on the Franzosentid
Hanne Nute one lütte Pudel
Dörchleuchting
Of Reis'nah Konstantinopel
Ut mine Festungstid
Based on my Stromtid

Significantly, it is in “Based on my Stromtid” um the people Rambow, alias Francis of Rambow and Axel Kammerrat of Rambow, Owner of Pümpelhagen, the comical Inspector Bräsig, Pastor Behrens and the pair of beautiful Luise Havermann. The novel is available online at this Link: and provides a detailed article in the Wikipedia.



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