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Schiller, Friedrich von(Encyclopedia)Schiller, Friedrich von, 1759–1805, German dramatist, poet, and historian, one of the greatest of German literary figures, b. Marbach, Württemberg. The poets of German romanticism were strongly inf...
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena(Encyclopedia)Friedrich Schiller University of Jena fr´drkh shl´r, y´n [key], at Jena, Germany; founded 1548 as an academy; became the Univ. of Jena 10 years later. The school gained an international...
Klinger, Friedrich Maximilian von(Encyclopedia)Klinger, Friedrich Maximilian von fr´drkh mäksm´lyän fn klng´r [key], 1752–1831, German dramatist. A friend of the young Goethe, he was a playwright for a theatrical troupe and ...
Jena(Encyclopedia)Jena y´nä [key], city (1994 pop. 100,090), Thuringia, E central Germany, on the Saale River. Manufactures of this industrial center include pharmaceuticals, glass, optical and precision instrument...
Hölderlin, Friedrich(Encyclopedia)Hölderlin, Friedrich fr´drkh höl´drln [key], 1770–1843, German lyric poet. Befriended and influenced by Schiller, Hölderlin produced, before the onset of insanity at 36, lofty yet subje...
Carlos(Encyclopedia)Carlos, 1545–68, prince of the Asturias, son of Philip II of Spain and Maria of Portugal. Don Carlos, who seems to have been mentally unbalanced and subject to fits of homicidal mania, was imprisone...
Wieser, Friedrich von(Encyclopedia)Wieser, Friedrich von fr´drkh fn v´zr [key], 1851–1926, Austrian economist and sociologist. He is noted for his formulas applying the principle of marginal utility to cost phenomena. He ...
Flotow, Friedrich von(Encyclopedia)Flotow, Friedrich von fr´drkh fn fl´t [key], 1812–83, German operatic composer. Flotow's operas show the influence of French opéra comique, which set the tone for light opera in the 19t...
Schlegel, Friedrich von(Encyclopedia)Schlegel, Friedrich von fr´drkh fn shl´gl [key], 1772–1829, German philosopher, critic, and writer, most prominent of the founders of German romanticism. Educated in law at Göttingen an...
Gentz, Friedrich von(Encyclopedia)Gentz, Friedrich von fr´drkh fn gnts [key], 1764–1832, German conservative political theorist. Admirer of the English political syste of checks and balances, Gentz was critical of the Fren...
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