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Friederich Hölderlin
Birth: Mar. 20, 1770
Death: Jun. 7, 1843

German poet. Considered one of the most important poets of World Literature. He was a fellow student of Hegel and Schelling at the University of Tubingen. He obtains his degree in Theology on September 20, 1793, but refuses to become a Protestant pastor. After several attempts to obtain a university Chair, shall perform the duties of Private Tutor in several cities of Germany. In 1807, his mental health begins to falter. The periods of lucidity are alternated with mental violent crises, increasingly frequent. He translated from Greek some tragedies of Sophocles, wrote many poems and odes, including the acclaimed Hyperion. (bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) 
 
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Cemetery of Lauffen am Neckar
Lauffen am Neckar
Heilbronner Landkreis
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 
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