|Born||Wilhelm Carl Grimm|
24 February 1786
Hanau, Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel in the Holy Roman Empire
|Died||16 December 1859 (aged 73)|
Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia in the German Confederation
|Alma mater||University of Marburg|
From 1837 to 1841, the Grimm brothers joined five of their colleague professors at the University of Göttingen to form a group known as the Göttinger Sieben (The Göttingen Seven). They protested against Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover.
- The Neue Deutsche Biographie records their names as "Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl" and "Grimm, Wilhelm Carl". The Deutsches Biographisches Archiv records Wilhelm's name as "Grimm, Wilhelm Karl". The Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie gives the names as "Grimm: Jacob (Ludwig Karl)" and "Grimm: Wilhelm (Karl)". The National Union Catalog Pre-1956 Imprints also gives Wilhelm's name as "Grimm, Wilhelm Karl".