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Introduction
Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel or Froebel (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈʔaʊɡʊst ˈfʁøːbl̩] (listen); 21 April 1782 – 21 June 1852) was a German pedagogue, a student of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, who laid the foundation for modern education based on the recognition that children have unique needs and capabilities. He created the concept of the kindergarten and coined the word, which soon entered the English language as well. He also developed the educational toys known as Froebel gifts.
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Q76679
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Introduction
Founder of the kindergarten system.
Nationality
German
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Educator
Names
Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel, Friedrich Froebel
Ulan
500209863
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