Johann Ludwig Uhland (April 26, 1787 – November 13, 1862), was a German poet. Events 1467 - The miraculous image in Our Lady of Good Counsel appear in Genazzano, Italy. Year 1787 ( MDCCLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 1002 - English king Ethelred orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St Year 1862 was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Monday Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. A poet is a person who writes Poetry. Etymology From the Ancient greek: ποιέω, poieō: "I make or compose"
He was born in Tübingen, and studied jurisprudence at the university there, but also took an interest in medieval literature. Tübingen, a traditional University town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is situated 30 km (19 miles southwest of Stuttgart, on a ridge between Having graduated as a doctor of laws in 1810, he went to Paris for a few months; and from 1812 to 1814 he worked as a lawyer in Stuttgart, in the bureau of the minister of justice. Year 1810 ( MDCCCX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city Stuttgart (ˈʃtʊtgaɐ̯t is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.
He had begun his career as a poet in 1807 and 1808 by contributing ballads and lyrics to Seckendorff's Musenalmanach; and in 1812 and 1813 he wrote poems for Kerner's Poetischer Almanack and Deutscher Dichterwald. Justinus Andreas Christian Kerner ( September 18, 1786 &ndash February 21, 1862) was a German Poet and medical writer In 1815 he collected his poems in a volume entitled Vaterländische Gedichte, which almost immediately secured a wide circle of readers. Year 1815 ( MDCCCXV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year To almost every new edition he added some fresh poems. His two dramatic works Ernst, Herzog von Schwaben (1818) and Ludwig der Baier (1819) are unimportant in comparison with his Gedichte.
As a lyric poet, Uhland must be classed with the writers of the romantic school. Romanticism is a complex artistic literary and intellectual movement that originated in the second half of the 18th century in Western Europe, and gained strength during the Like them, he found in the Middle Ages the subjects which appealed most strongly to his imagination. Yet his style has a precision, suppleness and grace which distinguish his most characteristic writings from those of the romantics. Uhland wrote poems in defence of freedom, and in the states assembly of Württemberg he played a distinguished part as one of the most vigorous and consistent of the liberal members. Württemberg, formerly known as Wirtemberg, is an area and a former state in Swabia, a region in southwestern Germany.
In 1829 he was made honorary professor of German literature at the University of Tübingen, but he resigned in 1833, when the post was found to be incompatible with his political views. German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language. Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen ( German: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, sometimes called the "Eberhardina Carolina" is a public university In 1848 he became a member of the Frankfurt Parliament that convened in the course of the 1848 revolution. Year 1848 ( MDCCCXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap The Frankfurt Parliament ( German: Frankfurter Nationalversammlung, literally Frankfurt National Assembly) was the first freely elected Parliament " Germany " at the time of the Revolutions of 1848 had been a collection of 39 States loosely bound together in the German Confederation.
One of his best known poems is "Ich hatt' einen Kameraden", which is an integral part of military funerals. " Der gute Kamerad " (" The good Comrade " also known as " I had a comrade " is a traditional Lament of the German Armed A military funeral is a funeral given by a country's Military for a Veteran, a soldier who died in battle or another prominent military figure
He died on November 13, 1862 in Tübingen.
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