Definition of Froebel, Friedrich in English:

Froebel, Friedrich

proper noun

  • (1782–1852), German educationist and founder of the kindergarten system; full name Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel. Believing that play materials, practical occupations, and songs are needed to develop a child's real nature, he opened a school for young children in 1837.

Pronunciation:

Froebel, Friedrich

/ˈfrəʊb(ə)l/