August Wilhelm Schlegel

August Wilhelm Schlegel German Writer


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August Wilhelm Schlegel passed away on 12th May 1845 aged 77.


August Wilhelm Schlegel is a 77 year old German Writer born on 8th September, 1767 in Hanover, Germany. Their zodiac sign is Virgo

August Wilhelm Schlegel is a member of the following lists: German male poets, German male dramatists and playwrights and Male translators.


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First Name August
Middle Name Wilhelm
Last Name Schlegel
Birthday 8th September, 1767
Birthplace Hanover, Germany
Died 12th May, 1845
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality German
Occupation Writer

August Wilhelm (later: von) Schlegel (September 8, 1767 – May 12, 1845) was a German poet, translator, critic, and a foremost leader of German Romanticism. His translations of Shakespeare made the English dramatist's works into German classics. Schlegel was also the first professor in Sanskrit on the continent and produced a translation of the Bhagavad Gita.

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