Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff

1788 - 1857

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Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (10 March 1788 – 26 November 1857) was a German poet, novelist, playwright, literary critic, translator, and anthologist. Eichendorff was one of the major writers and critics of Romanticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff has received more than 257,379 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff is the 945th most popular writer (up from 984th in 2019), the 199th most popular biography from Poland (up from 207th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Polish Writer.

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff is most famous for his Romantic poetry.

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Notable Works

Gesammelte Werke
Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts
Readers, Criticism and interpretation, Fathers and sons
Eichendorffs Werke
Translations into Polish
Sämtliche Werke des Freiherrn Joseph von Eichendorff


Among writers, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff ranks 945 out of 7,302Before him are Leconte de Lisle, Rustichello da Pisa, Nellie Bly, James Jones, Pierre Larousse, and Rubén Darío. After him are Hans Sachs, L. Frank Baum, Alexandra David-Néel, Vātsyāyana, Virginia Satir, and Andrew of Crete.

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Among people born in 1788, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff ranks 9Before him are Sarah Baartman, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, Jean-Victor Poncelet, and Christian Jürgensen Thomsen. After him are Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Étienne Cabet, Rama III, Antoine César Becquerel, and Robert Peel. Among people deceased in 1857, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff ranks 13Before him are Dominic Savio, Mikhail Glinka, Eugène Sue, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Louis-Eugène Cavaignac, and Francis Beaufort. After him are Pierre-Jean de Béranger, Louis Jacques Thénard, Johan Christian Dahl, Mangal Pandey, Josef Ressel, and Alcide d'Orbigny.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff ranks 199 out of 1,694Before him are Carl Wernicke (1848), Georg Forster (1754), Reinhard Selten (1930), Mieszko II Lambert (990), Alice Miller (1923), and Otto von Below (1857). After him are Frederick I of Württemberg (1754), Cymburgis of Masovia (1394), Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885), Vasily Sokolovsky (1897), Henry II the Pious (1196), and B. Traven (1882).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff ranks 16Before him are Osip Mandelstam (1891), Olga Tokarczuk (1962), Alfred Döblin (1878), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Christa Wolf (1929), and Jan Potocki (1761). After him are B. Traven (1882), Johanna Schopenhauer (1766), Emil Ludwig (1881), Ernst Toller (1893), Tadeusz Mazowiecki (1927), and Arnold Zweig (1887).