Gantter, Eugen

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Gantter, Eugen Gender: M
Adolf Eugen Gantter
born on 11 January 1848 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 20°11' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 20°36 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 21°23'

Eugen Gantter
photo: Fliegerszene, license cc-by-sa-4.0


German journalist and writer whose books include three memoirs, a songbook and Handbuch der deutschen Einheitskurzschrift (Manual of German standard shorthand, 1926).

The son of a professor at the Stuttgart Polytechnic, he was one of the seven so-called Prinzenbuben, who were taught together with the later King Wilhelm II. In 1867 he moved to the University of Tübingen, where he joined the Ghibellinia country team. In March 1870 he completed his doctorate.

When the Franco-Prussian War broke out, he reported to the Olga Grenadiers. After military service, he worked for the Schwäbischen Merkur, among other newspapers.

Eugen Gantter died on 15 April 1931 in Frankfurt am Main at age 83.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism registry entry (1848, page 98, no. 9).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Olga Grenadiers)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoirs)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction