The Brothers Grimm consisting of Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm were German academics, linguists, cultural researchers, lexicographers and authors who specialized in collecting and publishing folklore during the 19th century.
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm
Born: 4 January 1785 in Hanau, Hesse-Kassel, HRE
Died: 20 September 1863 in Berlin, Prussia
Wilhelm Carl Grimm
Born: 24 February 1786 in Hanau, Hesse-Kassel, HRE
Died: 16 December 1859 in Berlin, Prussia