|Born||Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm|
4 January 1785
Hanau, Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel, Holy Roman Empire
|Died||20 September 1863 (aged 78)|
Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, German Confederation
|Alma mater||University of Marburg|
Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm (4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863), also known as Ludwig Karl, was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist. He is known as the discoverer of Grimm's law of linguistics. He was the co-author of the Deutsches Wörterbuch, the author of Deutsche Mythologie, and the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.