"The White Snake"
Jakob and Wilhelm
Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in Hanau, Germany. They studied law at the university in Marburg, and became professors at the university in Göttingen. Together they worked on a German dictionary, starting in 1851. The first volume came out in 1854. The entire set of 16 volumes was completed in 1960. They also wrote the Kinder - und Hausmärchen. They collected fairytales, they did not write them themselves.