Friedrich Schiller

Friedrich Schiller

Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805) was a German romantic poet, playwright, and thinker, professor of history, and military physician, best known as the author of plays and Ode to Joy. A proponent of the Sturm und Drang movement. He was friends with Goethe for many years, and together they created the Weimar Theatre which became the leading one in Germany. Schiller’s only, and little-known, novel is The Ghost-Seer which is related by plot with five other stories.

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