Feliks Steuer

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Dr. Feliks Steuer (November 5, 1889 – May 30, 1950) was a Silesian educationist.

Born in Zülkowitz (then Prussian Silesia, now Sulków in Poland), he was educated in Leobschütz (Czech: Hlubčice, Polish: Głubczyce). He studied Slavic languages at the Faculty of Philology in Innsbruck and in the University of Breslau (German: Universität Breslau; Latin: Universitas Wratislaviensis; Polish: Uniwersytet Wrocławski). During World War I, he fought in the Western Front where was injured and lost his leg.

After the war he was a director in two gymnasiums in Katowice (Upper Silesia). He was an author of several books on Silesian language, and a creator of the Steuer's Silesian Alphabet (Silesian: Steuerowy szrajbůnek).

Steuer died in Katowice.