Friedrich Wilhelm Adami (18 October 1816 – 5 August 1893) was a German author, critic, and publicist. He was born at Suhl, studied medicine, then philosophy and history, in Berlin. He was a regular contributor to the Neue Preussische Zeitung, translated, recast, and reviewed plays. Among his best original works are Ein ehrlicher Mann (1850) and Der Doppelgänger (1870). Among the collections of his historical tales are Fürstenund Volksbilder aus der vaterländischen Geschichte (1863) and Aus den Tagen zweier Könige (two volumes, 1866). His works are marked by a clear style and a thoroughly patriotic tone.