Title
Prof.
First name(s)
Adolphus (Aaron Jacob)
Surname
Bernays
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • German Master of King's College School, 1831-1853
  • Professor of German Language and Literature, 1831-1863 Ref: *1
  • Honorary Fellow of King’s College London

Education & professional details

Qualifications
  • Doctorate, University of Giessen (c.1830-1833) Ref: *2
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Private Tutor
  • Teacher, City of London Literary and Scientific Institution Ref: *2
Professional activities
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (1858)
Publications
  • German Poetical Anthology (1829)
  • Compendious German Grammar (1830)
  • Anthology of German Prose (1831)
  • Familiar German Exercises (1831)
  • German Poetry for Beginners (1837)
  • A Key to the Difficulties, Philological and Historical, of the First Book of Schiller's Thirty Years' War (1838)
  • Frederic von Schiller, The Maid of Orleans (1847), William Tell (1847), and Maria Stuart (1855), with an introduction and explanatory notes by Adophus Bernays.
  • German Word-Book (1852)
  • German Phrase-Book (1852)
  • German Conversation Book (1853) Ref: *2

Personal details

Date of birth
18 May 1794
Place of birth
Mainz, Germany
Date of death
22 December 1864
Place of death
Stanmore, Middx
Family details

Son of Jewish innkeeper, Jacob Bernays (1747–1817) Martha, née Welsch (1761-). Married Martha Arrowsmith (1793–1849) in October 1818. They had six sons and three daughters. Ref: *2

References

1. KA/IC/B4, King’s College London Archives

2.John L. Flood, ‘Bernays, Adolphus (1794–1864)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, May 2015 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/61615, accessed 16 May 2017]

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