Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von


Basic data

  1. August 28, 1749 in Frankfurt (Main)
  2. March 22, 1832 in Weimar
  3. Schriftsteller, Politiker, Jurist, Naturwissenschaftler, Maler, Zeichner, Theaterleiter
  4. Weimar, Frankfurt am Main


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Goethe's birthplace in Frankfurt (Großer Hirschgraben) (Source: Wikimedia)
Anna Katharina (Käthchen) Schönkopf (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe in c. 1775 (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe, age 38, painted by Angelica Kauffman 1787 (Source: Wikimedia)
A Goethe watercolour depicting a liberty pole at the border to the short-lived Republic of Mainz, created under influence of the French Revolution and destroyed in the Siege of Mainz in which Goethe participated (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe, by Luise Seidler (Weimar 1811) (Source: Wikimedia)
Ulrike von Levetzow (Source: Wikimedia)
Coffins of Goethe and Schiller, Weimar vault (Source: Wikimedia)
First edition of The Sorrows of Young Werther (Source: Wikimedia)
1876 'Faust' by Goethe, decorated by Rudolf Seitz, large German edition 51x38cm (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe–Schiller Monument, Weimar (1857) (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe in the Roman Campagna (1786) by Tischbein (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe in 1810. Gerhard von Kügelgen (Source: Wikimedia)
Light spectrum, from Theory of Colours. Goethe observed that with a prism, colour arises at light-dark edges, and the spectrum occurs where these coloured edges overlap. (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe on a 1999 German stamp (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe by Ferdinand Jagemann, 1806 (Source: Wikimedia)
Statue dedicated to Goethe in Chicago's Lincoln Park (1913) (Source: Wikimedia)
Second Goetheanum (Source: Wikimedia)
Mendelssohn plays to Goethe, 1830: painting by Moritz Oppenheim, 1864 (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe memorial in front of the Alte Handelsbörse, Leipzig (Source: Wikimedia)
Schiller, Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt, and Goethe in Jena, c. 1797 (Source: Wikimedia)
Dargestellter: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Künstler: János Blaschke (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Künstler: Carl Funke August Weger (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Künstler: keine Angabe Startseite Projekt Kontakt Links Beacon UBT (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)

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