Otto Henne am Rhyn, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Otto Henne am Rhyn

Swiss writer (1828-1914)

Date of Birth: 26-Aug-1828

Place of Birth: St. Gallen, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Date of Death: 30-Apr-1914

Profession: writer, archivist, university teacher

Nationality: Switzerland, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Otto Henne am Rhyn

  • Otto Henne am Rhyn (August 26, 1828 in St.
  • Gallen – April 30, 1914 in Weiz) was a Swiss writer.He was a son of Josef Anton Henne called "von Sargans".
  • After marrying Elisabeth am Rhyn, a member of the important Lucerne family am Rhyn, he added her name to his own family name.
  • After studying philosophy and history in Bern and Geneva, he became a teacher at a school in St.
  • Gallen in 1857.
  • Between 1859 and 1877, as well as between 1885 and 1912, he was state archivist in St.
  • Gallen.
  • Between 1872 and 1879, he had been an editor in Leipzig and Hirschberg (Silesia), from 1879 to 1885 at the NZZ.
  • Since 1861, he was an active member of the freemasons.

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