The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Carové, Friedrich Wilhelm
CAROVÉ, Friedrich Wilhelm, a German philosopher and publicist, born at Coblentz, June 20, 1789, died in Heidelberg, March 18, 1852. He was an advocate, held some judicial offices, was made doctor of philosophy by the university of Heidelberg, and officiated for a short time as professor at Breslau. He was one of the founders of the Heidelberg Burschenschaft, and participated in the famous Wartburg festival. He was afterward a member of the provisional German parliament of 1848. His most elaborate works are attacks on the Roman Catholic religion, and include Ueber die alleinseligmachende Kirche (2 vols., Frankfort, 1826); Was heisst römisch-katholische Kirche? (2d ed., Altenburg, 1847); Die Buchdruckerkunst in ihrer weltgeschichtlichen Bedeutung (Siegen, 1843); and Ueber das sogenannte germanische und sogenannte christliche Staatsprincip (1843).