- Category : 1832-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Confrontation 1
German librarian, teacher, art writer, editor and playwright, best known for making 76 contributions to Württembergische Künstler in Lebensbildern (Württemberg artists' lives), a book published by Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (General German Biography).
From 1856 to 1860 he was a teacher at the Ludwigsburg War School, from 1860 to 1865 a teacher at various high schools. In 1865 he became the third librarian at the Royal Public Library in Stuttgart with the title Professor, in 1873 second librarian and (until 1881) inspector of the Coin and Antiques Cabinet, and in 1897 first librarian and director of the Royal Public Library in Stuttgart.
In 1876 he was awarded the Knight's Cross 1st Class of the Friedrich Order, and in 1883 the Knight's Cross 2nd Class of the Order of the Württemberg Crown.
August Wintterlin died in Stuttgart on 3 July 1900 at age 68.