The New International Encyclopædia/Friesen, Hermann, Baron

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FRIESEN, frē'zen, Hermann, Baron (1802-82). A German Shakespearean scholar. He was educated at Leipzig and Göttingen, and occupied several positions at the Court of Saxony. He became known for his Briefe über Shakespeares Hamlet (1864), and Shakespeare-Studien (1874-76). He also made valuable contributions to the Jahrbuch of the German Shakespeare Society.