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'''Hermann Bonitz''' ([[29 July]] [[1814]] - [[25 July]] [[1888]]), [[Germany|German]] [[scholar]], was born at [[Langensalza]] in [[Saxony]].
Having studied at [[Leipzig]] under [[Johann Gottfried Jakob Hermann|G Hermann]] and at [[Berlin]] under [[Philipp August Böckh|Böckh]] and [[Karl Konrad Friedrich Wilhelm Lachmann|Lachmann]], he became successively teacher at the [[Blochmann-Institut]] in [[Dresden]] (1836), Oberlehrer at the [[Friedrich-WilhelmsWilhelm-Gymnasium]] (1838) and the [[Graues Kloster]] (1840) in Berlin, professor at the gymnasium at Stettin([[Szczecin]]) (1842), professor at the [[university of Vienna]] (1849), member of the [[imperial academy]] (1854), member of the council of education (1864), and director of the Graues-Kloster-Gymnasium (1867). He retired in 1888, and died in that year at Berlin.
He took great interest in [[higher education]], and was chiefly responsible for the system of teaching and examination in use in the high schools of [[Prussia]] after 1882. But it is as a commentator on [[Plato]] and [[Aristotle]] that he is best known outside Germany. His most important works in this connection are: