Gundert, Hermann

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Gundert, Hermann Gender: M
born on 4 February 1814 at 02:30 (= 02:30 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_aqucol.18.gif 14°41' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 05°04 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 28°54'

Hermann Gundert (1832)


German missionary, scholar, and linguist, as well as the grandfather of German novelist and Nobel laureate Hermann Hesse. Gundert compiled a Malayalam grammar book, Malayalabhaasha Vyakaranam (1859), in which he developed and constructed the grammar spoken by the Keralites, nowadays; a Malayalam-English dictionary (1872), and contributed to work on Bible translations into Malayalam. He worked primarily at Thalassery on the Malabar coast, in Kerala, India. Gundert also contributed to the fields of history, geography and astronomy. Rev. Dr. Hermann Gundert died on 25 April 1893 in Calw, Germany at age 79.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • other kin relationship with Hesse, Hermann (born 2 July 1877). Notes: Grandkin


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism entry (1814, no. 18).


  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist
  • Vocation : Religion : Missionary
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction