Eduard Fischer (Author)

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Eduard Fischer (born January 21, 1896 in Egerkingen , † September 19, 1981 in Olten ) was a Swiss writer and historian .


Eduard Fischer was born on January 21, 1896 as the son of Eduard Fischer in Egerkingen. After attending the teachers' seminar in Solothurn , he studied history and German literature in Bern , Neuchâtel and Basel . Subsequently, he worked as a district teacher in Hägendorf and as an inspector of the village schools in the Untergäu . From 1925 he taught as a district teacher in Olten.

Eduard Fischer, who married Maria Magdalena (née Morgenthaler) in 1922, died on September 19, 1981 at the age of 85 in Olten.



Eduard Fischer appeared as a collector of legends, as an editor of narrative collections for school children and as a young writer. He also made a name for himself as a local historian.


  • 's Märlichrättli. What albe dr Großätti has lost. 1920, 1922.
  • Märli and Sage usem Gäu. 1922, revised 1971.
  • «Where the eagle lives». An excerpt from Friedrich von Tschudi's «Thierleben der Alpenwelt». 1944.
  • Heider siblings. 1935.
  • Olten Bridge Book. 1954.
  • Olten document book. 1972.


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