SAUER, Wilhelm. Münster 21.6.1843 — Düsseldorf 4.4. or 9.4.1902, when 58. German Historian. Worked as archivist in Münster, Düsseldorf, Hannover, aurich, Idstein, Wiesbaden and Düsseldorf. Archivrat (1885). I guess that he was also the author of the “Mbh und Wate”.
Publications: Mahabhárata und Wate. Eine indogermanische Studie. 74 p. St. 1893.
– Edited diplomatic acts of Nassau in 3 vols. 1885-87; articles on German history in A.D.B.
Sources: Death announced in Deutsche Geschichtsblätter 1902, 31; briefly German Wikipedia.