Johannes Hoops (born July 20, 1865 in Bremen- Rablinghausen; † April 14, 1949 in Heidelberg ) was a German Anglist and Medievalist .
He studied in Jena and Freiburg and taught from 1894 to 1896 at the University of Tübingen and from 1896 until old age at the University of Heidelberg , since 1902 as a full professor. After the Second World War he briefly became rector of the university at the age of 80. Since 1932 he was a full member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences . In 1939 he was accepted as a corresponding member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences .
Above all, three areas are to be mentioned as focal points: ancient studies on botany , research on Beowulf and the publication of the Reallexikons der Germanischen Altertumskunde ( RGA ), the first edition of which was published by him in four volumes 1911-1919.
- Heinrich Beck: Hoops, Johannes. In: New German Biography (NDB). Volume 9, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1972, ISBN 3-428-00190-7 , pp. 606 f. ( Digitized version ).
- Dagmar Drüll: Heidelberger Gelehrtenlexikon 1803-1932 . (Ed.): Rectorate of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität-Heidelberg. Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg / Tokyo 2012; New edition: Springer Fachmedien, Wiesbaden 2019. ISBN 978-3-658-26396-6 , p. 371 f., Doi: 10.1007 / 978-3-658-26397-3
- Literature by and about Johannes Hoops in the catalog of the German National Library
- Article in the new RGA ( Memento from June 12, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) (PDF; 49 kB)
- ^ Members of the HAdW since it was founded in 1909. Johannes Hoops. Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, accessed July 4, 2016 .
- ^ Members of the previous academies. Johannes Hoops. Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences , accessed April 7, 2015 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German Anglist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 20, 1865|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bremen- Rablinghausen|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 14, 1949|
|Place of death||Heidelberg|