From 1908 to 1910 he was a member of a scientific mission to the South Pacific that was coordinated by Georg Thilenius (1868-1937) of the Hamburg Museum of Ethnography. On this expedition Müller-Wismar spent nine months on the island of Yap, of which he later published an important scientific treatise. He also took part in the Berlin-Indonesian expedition to the South Moluccas in 1913-14. Müller-Wismar died from typhoid on October 10, 1916 at the age of 35 in Malang, Java.
- This article is based on a translation of an article from the German Wikipedia.
- Via Libri Yap- Müller (Wismar), Wilhelm - 1917. 
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