Born in Danzig, Germany on Sept. 9, 1818. Hildebrandt was a pupil of Isabey and active in Paris in 1855. During 1862-64 he made a trip around the world and stopped in California. After returning to Germany, he published a three-volume set in 1867 based upon his travels entitled Reise um die Erde. He died in Berlin on Oct. 25, 1869.
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