Christoph von Schmid

[Christoph von Schmid] Author and educator. Born in 1768 in Dinkelsbuehl, Bavaria; died in 1854 in Augsburg. Ordained in 1791, he taught school and in 1826 was appointed canon of Augsburg Cathedral. He was a pioneer writer of books for children, and his stories have been translated into 24 languages. He ranks with celebrated modern educators.

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