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Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany — Central Europe

Dr. Heinrich Hoffman

Dr. Heinrich Hoffman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 26, 2022
1. Dr. Heinrich Hoffman Marker
Hier Stand das Geburtshaus von
Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann
Struwwelpeter Autor
Demokrat von 1848
Frankfurter Arzt
der Psychiatrie

(Enlgish translation:)

Here stood the place of birth of Dr. Heinrich Hoffman (1809-1894), author of Struwwelpeter, a Democrat of 1848, a popular physician of Frankfurt and reformer of psychiatry.

Erected 1985 by Heinrich-Hoffmann-Gesellschaft e. V., Struwwelpeter-Museum,Aktionsgemeinschaft Fregass e.V.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 50° 6.863′ N, 8° 40.525′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (Hesse). Marker is on Große Bockenheimer Straße, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Große Bockenheimer Straße 8, Frankfurt am Main HE 60313, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horst Lippmann (about 120 meters away,
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measured in a direct line); Hotel Schwan (about 180 meters away); Otto von Bismarck-Schönhausen, Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann (about 180 meters away); Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Alte Oper / The Old Opera House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); George C. Marshall and the Marshall Plan (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Parkhaus Hauptwache / Hauptwache Parking Garage (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Liebrauenkirche / Church of Our Lady (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
Also see . . .
1. Heinrich Hoffmann (author) (Wikipedia).
Excerpt: "Heinrich Hoffmann (June 13, 1809 – September 20, 1894) was a German psychiatrist, who also wrote some short works including Der Struwwelpeter, an illustrated book portraying children misbehaving."
(Submitted on September 23, 2022.) 

2. Struwwelpeter (Wikipedia).
Excerpt: "Der Struwwelpeter ("shock-headed Peter" or "Shaggy Peter") is an 1845 German children's book by Heinrich Hoffmann. It comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences
Dr. Heinrich Hoffman Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 26, 2022
2. Dr. Heinrich Hoffman Marker - wide view
of misbehavior in an exaggerated way. The title of the first story provides the title of the whole book. Der Struwwelpeter is one of the earliest books for children that combines visual and verbal narratives in a book format, and is considered a precursor to comic books."
(Submitted on September 23, 2022.) 
Illustration of Struwwelpeter image. Click for full size.
Frankfurt a.M. : Literarische Anstalt, Heinrich Hoffman (courtesy of the New York Public Library), 1876
3. Illustration of Struwwelpeter
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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