• Born date: 1790-02-13
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1867-07-21
Christian August Brandis

Christian August Brandis (February 13, 1790, Holzminden – July 21, 1867, Bonn), German philologist and historian of philosophy, was born at Hildesheim and educated at Kiel University.In 1812 he graduated at Copenhagen, with a thesis Commentationes Eleaticae (a collection of fragments from Xenophanes, Parmenides and Melissus).