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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
b. August 28, 1749 – d. March 22, 1832 • Author • Philosopher • Poet • Scientist
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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von(1749–1832). In the ranks of German authors Goethe’s standing is comparable to Shakespeare’s in English literature. Goethe’s personality is revealed everywhere in his writings, and many readers have found Goethe himself to be even more fascinating than the characters he created
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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von (1749–1832)Poet, dramatist, scientist, and philosopher; leader of the German intellectual renaissance of the late eighteenth centuryBorn at Frankfort am Main, Goethe was the son of well-to-do parents with intellectual interest. Goethe received his early schooling at home,