Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His writing covered an expansive sweep of genres, including novels, epic poetry, lyric poetry, verse dramas, memoirs, autobiographies, literary criticism, botany, anatomy, science, letters, and accompanying sketches. He is considered to have been one of the most influential writers of all time.

Full Name Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Who writer
Birth Date August 28, 1749
Death Date March 22, 1832
Country Germany
Born Frankfurt, Germany
Died Weimar, Germany
Cause of Death heart failure
Education law apprenticeship / poetry classes
Father Johann Caspar Goethe
Mother Catherina Elizabeth Textor Goethe
Spouse Christiana Vulpius
Siblings Cornelia Friederike Christina
Children Julius August Walther von Goethe


Goethe was an acquaintance of Giacomo Casanova.

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