Albrecht Weber

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Albrecht Friedrich Weber (February 17, 1825 – November 30, 1901) was a German Indologist and historian. From 1842-1845 he busied himself especially with literature and Sanskrit archaeology. He received a doctor's degree at Breslau. In 1846, he visited England and France in connection with his studies. In 1856 he became an adjunct professor of the language and literature of ancient India in the University of Berlin. In 1867 he was made full professor. He was a close friend of Max Müller.