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Geibel, Emanuel

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Born: 1815 AD
Died: 1884 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Poets

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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.
















 

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