Karl WeuleKarl Weule (29 February 1864, in Alt-Wallmoden – 19 April 1926, in Leipzig) was a German geographer and ethnologist.
He studied history, geography and German philology at the Universities of Leipzig and Göttingen, then in 1891 relocated to Berlin, where he served as an assistant geographer to Ferdinand von Richthofen, followed by work as an assistant to Adolf Bastian at the Ethnological Museum of Berlin. In 1899 he became an assistant director at the ''Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig''.
In 1906 he traveled as an ethnologist to German East Africa, where he made use of cinematography and the phonograph in his ethnological research. In 1907 he returned to Germany and was appointed director of the Leipzig museum.
In 1914 he was named head of the Ethnographic Seminar and the Anthropological Research Center at the University of Leipzig. In 1920 he became a full professor, and in 1923/24 was dean of the department of philology and history to the Faculty of Philosophy at Leipzig. Provided by Wikipedia