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Geibel, Emanuel

Born: 1815 AD
Died: 1884 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Poets

1815 – Born at Lübeck on the 17th of October.

1838 – He accepted a tutorship at Athens.

1841 – His first poems in a volume entitled Zeitstimmen was published.

1842 – He entered the service of Frederick William IV the king of Prussia with an annual stipend of 300 thalers.

1843 – He produced König Roderich.

1846 – A tragedy, König Sigurds Brautfahrt.

1848 – An epic, and Juniuslieder.

1851 – He was invited to Munich by Maximilian II of Bavaria as honorary professor at the university, and he relinquished his Prussian stipend.

1852 – He married Amanda Trummer and the next year they had a daughter, Ada Marie Caroline.

1869 – He had left Munich and returned to Lübeck.

1871 – Geibel was also the chief poet to welcome the establishment of the Empire.

1877 – The series was worthily closed by the Spätherbstblätter, published.

1884 – Died onthe 6th of April.