The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Raumer, Karl Georg von

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Raumer, Karl Georg von
Edition of 1920. See also Karl Georg von Raumer on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

RAUMER, Karl Georg von, German geologist and educator, brother of the preceding: b. Wörlitz, Germany, 9 April 1783; d. Erlangen, Germany, 2 June 1865. He was educated in Göttingen, Halle and Freiberg, and in 1811 became professor of mineralogy at Breslau, was called to Halle in 1819 and in 1827 settled permanently as professor of natural history at Erlangen. He published ‘Geognostische Fragmente’ (1811); ‘A B C Buch der Krystallkunde’ (1817, 1821); ‘Lehrbuch der allgemeinen Geographie’ (1832); ‘Geschichte der Pädagogik’ (1843-51); ‘Beschreibrung der Erdoberfläcuhe’ (6th ed., 1866), etc. Consult his autobiography (1866).