Constantin of peppering brook
Constantin of peppering brook, actually Eduard Konstantin Michael peppering brook (* 11. April 1818 in loaf oh; † 17. August 1893 in Berchtesgaden; also: Constant of peppering brook, Constant (in) peppering brook of fir mountain or Constantin knight of peppering brook fir mountain, alias: W. Constant) was a Austrian librarian, Lexikograph and a writer. Its Hauptwerk is containing the 60-bändige biographic encyclopedia of the Kaiserthums Austria, the life sketches of the memorable persons, who lived 1750 to 1850 in the emperor state and in its crowning countries, which he published in the years 1856 to 1891 and which an up to then singular collection of biographic data of the having citizen realm represented.
peppering brook, which was baptized on the name Eduard Konstantin Michael, was one of ten sons lawyers of the Maximilian peppering brook, which was lifted 1854 with the descriptor “by fir mountain” into the nobility, and which Josefina Pinter. It buildup in loaf oh and completed at the there Lyzeum a philosophy study. From contacts with Laibacher man of letters lively, he undertook first own poetic going attempts and was coworker at magazines.
Its father pushed it to a study of the jurisprudence, which he took up 1835 at the University of Graz, but gave up after four terms. Subsequently, it occurred 1837 as a soldier an infantry regiment, which was stationed in Krakau. Here it published 1841 under the alias W. Constant, which it used also in the consequence for lyric, epische publications, its first poem volume mosaic; Krakau and Poland were later the topic of further works of peppering brook.
After a transport to the Unterleutnant 1841 peppering brook was assigned to a Garnision in Lemberg. Parallel to its officer career it studied the doctor title of philosophy at the there university and acquired 1843 as a first active Austrian officer. At the end of the same yearly he withdrew from the army and accepted a place as Skriptor of the university library Lemberg. He married 1844 Antonia Hinzinger, in the same year the daughter Theodore and 1845 the son Alexander by peppering brook was born.
1847 accepted peppering brook a position with the Lemberger newspaper, and experienced so the revolution year 1848 as a political journalist. Starting from Obktober first formally to the yard library in Vienna assigned, it in the December of the posts of an archivist in the ministry of the Interior one offers. It received the task to develop a library which was to also supply national places for the legislation necessary materials. In April 1849 peppering brook became the librarian of the administrative library and maintains this position until 1874. 1874 he was raised into the Austrian knight conditions, and lived afterwards up to its death in Berchtesgaden.
In the context of its activity some remarkable bibliographic and biographic works developed, under it in particular in the years 1853 to 1856 appeared the bibliographic-statistic overview of the literature of the Austrian emperor state. After the years of the structure the meaning of the library decreased and the bibliographic work had to 1859 to be adjusted. Peppering brook 1855 work begun biographic encyclopedia of the Kaiserthums Austria, from which to 1858 three volumes had appeared, was subsidized however by the imperial Academy of Sciences up to its completion in the year 1891. Peppering brook gathered therein over 24.000 biographies.
- the Volkslieder that Poland and Ruthenen. Vienna 1846
- the proverbs that Poland. 2. Expenditure., Vienna 1852
- the churches of the city Krakau. Vienna 1853
- bibliographic-statistic overview of the Litteratur of the Austrian emperor state. 3 parts, Vienna 1853-56
- biographic encyclopedia of the Kaiserthums Austria of 60 volumes, Vienna 1856-91
- the Schillerbuch. Vienna 1859
- Joseph Haydn and its brother Michael. Vienna 1862
- Glimpf and insult in saying and word. Vienna of 1864
- historical words, proverbs and phrases. 1866
- Mozart book. Vienna 1868
- Franz Grillparzer. Vienna 1871
- to salt citizens bio graphics. 1872
- a Madonna painter of unsrer time: E. Steinle. Vienna 1879
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|NAME||peppering brook, Constantin of|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Eduard Konstantin Michael peppering brook [eigentl.]|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Austrian librarian, Lexikograph and writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||11. April 1818|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||loaf oh (today: Ljubljana, Slovenia)|
|DYING DATE||17. August 1893|