Heyse ,.I. Karl Wilhelm Ludwig, a German philologist, horn in Oldenburg, Oct. 15, 1797, died in Berlin, Nov. 25, 1855. He was for eight years a teacher in the family of Men-delssohn-Bartholdy, and subsequently was a professor at the university of Berlin. He prepared new editions of popular German grammars and dictionaries by his father, Johann Christian August (17G4-1829), and published several similar works. His most valuable contribution to philology was edited after his death by Steindthal under the title of System der Sprachwissenschaft (Berlin, 1856). II. Johann Ludwig Paul, a German author, son of the preceding, born in Berlin, March 15, 1830. He studied in Berlin, Bonn, and Italy, and in 1854 became a permanent resident of Munich, at the request of the king Maximilian II. He married in the same year a daughter of the art historian Kugler. Numerous collections of his novels in verse and prose have appeared, and some of them have been translated into English. A fifth edition of his Neue Novellen was published in 1874. One of his finest poems is Thekla (Stuttgart, 1858), and his best known plays are Franzesca von Rimini (Berlin, 1850), Die Sabinerinnen (1859), and Ludwig der Bayer (1860), contained in his Dramatische Dich-tungen (6 vols., 1870). His latest and best novel is Die Kinder der Weit (1873).