Pronunciation: (hum'bōlt; for 1, 2, also Ger. hoom'bôlt),[key] —n. 1. Frie•drich Hein•rich A•lex•an•der Pronunciation: (frē'drikh hīn'rikh ä"lek-sän'dur),[key]Baron vonPronunciation: (fun),[key]1769–1859, German naturalist, writer, and statesman.
2. his brother,(Karl) Wil•helm Pronunciation: (kärl vil'helm),[key]Baron von, 1767–1835, German philologist and diplomat.
3. a town in NW Tennessee. 10,209.