Johannes Hoops

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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.


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  1. ^ Members of the HAdW since it was founded in 1909. Johannes Hoops. Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, accessed July 4, 2016 .
  2. ^ Members of the previous academies. Johannes Hoops. Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences , accessed April 7, 2015 .