Friedrich Schlegel

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel (1772 - 1829)

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Karl Wilhelm Friedrich (Friedrich) Schlegel
Born in Hannovermap
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Husband of — married in Ambassade de Suède, Paris, Paris, Francemap
[children unknown]
Died in Dresden, Saxony, Germanymap
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Karl Wilhelm Friedrich (after 1814: von) Schlegel (10 March 1772 – 12 January 1829), usually cited as Friedrich Schlegel, was a German poet, literary critic, philosopher, philologist and Indologist. With his older brother, August Wilhelm Schlegel, he was one of the main figures of the Jena romantics. He was a zealous promoter of the Romantic movement and inspired Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Adam Mickiewicz and Kazimierz Brodziński. Schlegel was a pioneer in Indo-European studies, comparative linguistics, morphological typology, and was the first to notice what became known as Grimm's law. As a young man he was an atheist, a radical, and an individualist. Ten years later, the same Schlegel converted to Catholicism. Around 1810 he was a diplomat and journalist in the service of Clemens von Metternich, surrounded by monks and pious men of society. (Wikipedia)


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