Wilhelm Grimm Death Cause and Date

Wilhelm Grimm's Death

Born (Birthday) February 24, 1786

Death Date December 16, 1859

Age of Death 73 years

Cause of Death Infection

Profession Novelist

The novelist Wilhelm Grimm died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One half of The Brothers Grimm alongside his brother Jacob. The brothers are known for their beloved fairy tales such as Rumpelstiltskin and Hansel and Gretel. Their best known publication is titled Kinder-und Hausm√§rchen (Children’s and Household Tales).

He married Henriette Dorothea Wild in 1825, when he was nearly forty years old. The couple became parents to four children.