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August Wilhelm Hupel

August Wilhelm Hupel Biography

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ABOUT
Baltic-German writer and linguist who authored an Estonian grammatical treatise and a dictionary. During the 1760s, he translated articles for an Estonian periodical called Luhhike Oppetus.
BEFORE FAME
He published an Estonian medical textbook in 1771.

FAMILY LIFE
He was born and raised in Buttelstedt, Germany. He died at the age of eighty-two in Paida, Estonia.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was born in the same country as writer Carl Jakobson.
TRIVIA
His 1780 Estonian dictionary contained close to 17,000 words.

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