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Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)

"Johann Gottfried (after 1802, von) Herder (/ˈhɜːrdər/; German: [ˈjoːhan ˈɡɔtfʁiːt ˈhɛɐ̯dɐ];[22][23][24] 25 August 1744 – 18 December 1803) was a German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic. He is associated with the Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, and Weimar Classicism." - (en.wikipedia.org 16.09.2019)

What we know

Background

was born Morąg August 25, 1744
died Weimar December 18, 1803
Husband of Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809)
father of Siegmund August Wolfgang von Herder (1776-1838) [son of], Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809) [mother of]
father of Luise Stichling (1781-1860) [daughter of], Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809) [mother of]
father of Emil Gottfried von Herder (1783-1855) [son of], Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809) [mother of]
father of Gottfried von Herder (Mediziner) (1774-1806) [son of], Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809) [mother of]
Member Freimaurerloge "Zum Schwert"

Biography

has met Sophie von La Roche (1730-1807) Oßmannstedt 1799
bridegroom Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809) Darmstadt 1773
Student medicine Kaliningrad 1762
Student Philosophy, Theology Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) Kaliningrad 1762-1764
professional / worker Collegium Fridericianum Kaliningrad 1762-1764
professional / worker Riga 1764-1769
Traveller Nantes 1769
Traveller Paris 1769
has met Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781) Hamburg 1770
has met Johann Joachim Christoph Bode (1731-1793) Hamburg 1770
has met Matthias Claudius (1740-1815) Hamburg 1770
has met Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809) Darmstadt 1770
fiancé Maria Karoline Flachsland (1750-1809) 1770-1773
Traveller Hamburg 1770
Traveller Darmstadt 1770
has met Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) Strasbourg 1770
was portrayed Gerhard von Kügelgen (1772-1820)

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Oßmannstedt11.42722225189251.018611907959Meeting placedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Morąg19.93333244323753.916667938232Place of birth db_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Weimar11.31666660308850.983333587646Place of deathdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Darmstadt8.649999618530349.866664886475place of wedding // Meeting place // Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Kaliningrad20.554.716667175293Place of studies // Place of studies // place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Riga24.10694503784256.947498321533place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Nantes-1.553888916969347.217224121094Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Paris2.351388931274448.856945037842Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Hamburg1053.549999237061Meeting place // Meeting place // Meeting place // Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Strasbourg7.752222061157248.573333740234Meeting placedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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