Fallmerayer, Jakob Philipp#
Fallmerayer, Jakob Philipp, b. Pairdorf near Tschoetsch (South Tyrol), Dec. 10, 1790, d. Munich (Germany), April 26, 1861, historian, travel writer, publicist; 1826-1834 professor of universal history and philology at Landshut, from 1835 member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, 1848 member of the Frankfurt National Assembly; notable orientalist, whose "Fragmente aus dem Orient" (2 vols., 1845) made him widely known.
Editions: Gesammelte Werke, ed. by G. M. Thomas, 3 vols., 1861; Schriften und Tagebuecher, ed. by. H. Feigl and E. Molden, 2 vols., 1913.
Literature#H. Seidler, J. P. F. geistige Entwicklung, 1947; K. Steinmair, J. P. F. hist. Kunst, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1975; E. Thurnher (ed.), J. P. F., 1993; T. Leeb, J. P. F., 1996; NDB.