The New International Encyclopædia/Müllenhoff, Karl Viktor
MÜLLENHOFF, mụl'len-hṓf, Karl Viktor (1818-84). A German student of Teutonic antiquities and philology. He was born at Marne, Holstein, and after studying at Kiel, Leipzig, and Berlin, was professor at Kiel (1846-58) and at Berlin (1858-84). Müllenhoff's greatest works were: Deutsche Altertumskunde (1870-99), which he left unfinished, and the treatise De Antiquissima Germanorum Poesi Chorica (1847). Consult Scherer and Schröder, Karl Müllenhoff (Berlin, 1896).