Wilhelm Grube

Wilhelm Grube ( born August 17, 1855 in Saint Petersburg, † July 2, 1908 in Hallensee in Berlin) was a German sinologist, linguist and ethnologist.


Wilhelm pit was curator at the Asian Museum of the St. Petersburg Academy, but went in 1883 as Direktorialassistent the Museum of Ethnology in Berlin. He was a student of the Petersburg Vasily Vasilyev sinologist and the Leipzig linguist George of the Gabelentz. In 1884 he became a Privatdozent, 1892 Associate Professor of Chinese Studies. Otto Franke, Emil Krebs, Berthold Laufer and Erich Haenisch were among his pupils.

Mine carried out studies on the Manchurian and related languages ​​. With the Petersburg Iranisten Carl Salemann and with the later acting in Peru ethnologists Max Uhle he was in correspondence.

His last resting place in the cemetery pit Wilmersdorf.


  • Li Khi, reason and matter in 1879
  • Giljakisches dictionary 1892
  • Beijing Dead Traditions 1898
  • Language and script of the Jučen. Leipzig: Harrassowitz 1896
  • Goldisch -German dictionary 1900
  • To Beijing folklore. Berlin: Spemann, 1901
  • History of Chinese literature. Leipzig: Amelang, 1902
  • Religion History reading book. Tübingen: Mohr, 1908
  • History of Chinese literature, 2nd ed Leipzig: Amelang, 1909 ( The literatures of the East in individual representations )
  • Religion and Culture of the Chinese. Leipzig: main, 1910
  • Feng -shen yen -i: The ...; Vol 1 / Herbert Mueller. - 1912
  • Feng -shen yen -i: The Metamorphoses of the Gods; Hist. - mythol. Novel from Chinese d / Herbert Mueller. - Leiden: Brill, 1912
  • Chinese shadow play. Munich: Verl of the Royal Bavarian Academy of Sciences, 1915 (edited by Berthold Laufer )
  • Chinese shadow play. Edited by Wilhelm Grube and Emil cancer. Leipzig, Harrassowitz, 1915. Pressure of the Catholic Mission of Yen - chou- fu, Shantung. ( Chinese original text, a German translation by Wilhelm Grube and Emil cancer appeared in the same year, ed. Berthold Laufer in Munich)
  • A contribution to the knowledge of Chinese philosophy通 书T'ung -su of the Ceu - TSI with Cu -Hi 's comment. After the sing- lì Tsing -í. Chinese with mandschuischer and German translation and notes. Edited by Wilhelm Grube ( Ch. 1-20). Taken up and completed by Werner Eichhorn ( ch. 21-40). In: Asia Major, Vol 8, 1932, pp. 23-104, PDF ( first in two parts 1880-1881 )