The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Müllenhoff, Karl Victor

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MÜLLENHOFF, Karl Victor, a German philologist, born at Marne, Holstein, Sept. 8, 1818. He studied in Berlin, and graduated in 1837 at Kiel, where he became professor of the German language and of ancient history. In 1858 he was transferred to the university of Berlin. His writings relate mainly to early German literature and philology, and include Altdeutsche Sprachproben; Denkmäler deutscher Poesie und Prosa aus dem 8. bis 12. Jahrhundert, with Scherer (Berlin, 1864); and Deutsche Alterthumskunde (1870).