b. Langensalza (Germany), July 29, 1814, d. Berlin (Germany), July 25, 1888, classical philologist. 1849-1867 university professor in Vienna, established the Philological Seminar, worked out a plan for the organisation of secondary school education ( Organisationsentwurf 1849) in Austria in 1849 together with F.S. Exner, who created the basic concept and helped him reorganise the Prussian system of secondary education (1882) after B.´s return to Berlin.
Literature#G. Mecenseffy, Evang. Lehrer an der Universitaet Wien, 1967.