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Wilhelm von Humboldt Biography:  
Government functionary, diplomat, philosopher, founder of Humboldt Universitšt in Berlin, friend of Goethe and in particular of Schiller, is especially remembered as a linguist who made important contributions to the philosophy of language and to the theory and practice of education. In particular, he is widely recognized as having been the architect of the Prussian education system which was used as a model for education systems in countries such as the United States and Japan.
Date of Birth: June 22, 1767.
Died on: April 08, 1835 at 68 years.
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