Gronow, Johann Friedrich; German-Dutch jurist and classical philologist. Born Hamburg 5. 11. 1611, died Leiden 20. 12. 1671; father of Jacobus Gronovius. 1631–1633 studied law and Humanist studies at Altdorf; 1633–1639 private teacher in Netherlands. Legal doctorate at Angers 1640. From 1641, prof. at Athenaeum illustre in Deventer; from 1658 prof. of Greek and history and from 1665 librarian at Univ. of Leiden; rector several times.