Grimm Jakob Ludwig Karl

Related to Grimm Jakob Ludwig Karl: Wilhelm Grimm, Jakob Grimm


 (grĭm), Jakob Ludwig Karl 1785-1863.
German philologist and folklorist who formulated Grimm's Law (1822), the basis for much of modern comparative linguistics. With his brother Wilhelm Karl (1786-1859) he collected Germanic folk tales and published them as Grimm's Fairy Tales (1812-1815).