The New International Encyclopædia/Schmid, Christoph von

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SCHMID, shmit, Christoph von (1768-1854). A German writer of juvenile works, born at Dinkelsbühl. His principal juveniles, which were very popular and were translated into French and English, are Biblische Geschichte für Kinder, Der Weihnachtsabend, Genofeva, Ostereier, Das Blumenkörbchen, and Erzählungen für Kinder und Kinderfreunde (1823-29). His autobiography, Erinnerungen aus meinem Leben, was published in 1871.