Julius Hopf was the son of Gustav and Marie Hopf, nee Henneberg. He made his legal studies after graduating from the Gothaer Gymnasium in Berlin and Göttingen , whereupon he entered the Gotha judicial service. In 1875 he became a bank secretary in the administration of the fire insurance bank in Gotha. When his brother-in-law August Gier, who was the agent of the fire insurance bank, became terminally ill in 1879, he took up his position. In 1880 he too fell ill with a lung disease that did not heal even after a long stay in Soden , San Remo and Falkenstein . His first wife, Gertrud geb. Better, he had already lost in 1875, since 1877 he was married to Anna née. Lorenz. He left a son and three daughters.
In 1877 he was elected to the German Reichstag in the Duchy of Gotha, to which he belonged for the National Liberal Party until its dissolution in 1878 . He did not run again.
- Fritz Specht, Paul Schwabe: The Reichstag elections from 1867 to 1903. Statistics of the Reichstag elections together with the programs of the parties and a list of the elected representatives. 2nd Edition. Carl Heymann Verlag, Berlin 1904, p. 284.
- Max Berbig : Hopf, Julius . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 50, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1905, p. 463 f.
- Julius Hopf in the database of members of the Reichstag
- Biography of Julius Hopf . In: Heinrich Best : database of the members of the Reichstag of the Empire 1867/71 to 1918 (Biorab - Kaiserreich)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Hopf, Jules|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German insurance agent and politician (NLP), MdR|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 20, 1839|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Gotha|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 12, 1886|
|Place of death||Gotha|