Folke Tegetthoff (born 13 February 1954 in Graz) is an Austrian writer and story-teller. He is descended from the family of the Austrian Admiral Wilhelm von Tegetthoff.
From 1977 to 1978, Tegetthoff lived in Spain and later, from 1978 to 1979, in Hamburg. His first book was published in 1979; at the same time he first appeared as a story-teller. Another 30 books have been published since then.
Folke Tegetthoff has contributed to numerous television films and has made guest performances in around 40 countries on all continents.
Folke Tegetthoff combines classical elements with a completely new style of fairy tale that makes him unique in the German-language literary scene. He writes for children and for teenagers, but his main focus is on fairy tales for adults.