Froebel, Julius, b. Griesheim (Germany), July 16, 1805, d. Zurich (Switzerland), Nov. 6, 1893, politician and author. Together with R. Blum came to Vienna in 1848. Sentenced to death for his participation in the revolution, but was pardoned on account of his pro-Austrian book "Wien, Deutschland und Europa" (Vienna, Germany and Europe, 1848).
Further publication: Ein Lebenslauf, 2 vols., 1890/91 (autobiography).
Literature#D. Schuler, J. F., in: Innsbrucker hist. Studien 7/8, 1985.