Wilhelm von Humboldt, 1767–1835
Prussian philosopher, diplomat, and founder of the University of Berlin, which was named after him (and his brother, naturalist Alexander von Humboldt) in 1949. He 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.
- The Sphere and Duties of Government (On the Limits of State Action) / translated by Joseph Coulthard 
- Letters of William von Humboldt to a female friend
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