Théophile Charles Marie Gautier (29 November 1836 – 16 June 1904) was a French scholar, translator and administrator. He was the son of the writer Théophile Gautier and his mistress Eugénie Fort.
He became sous-préfet of Ambert (Puy-de-Dôme) in 1867 and of Pontoise in 1870, chef du bureau de la Presse at the ministry of the interior in 1868, then secrétaire particulier to the former minister of Napoléon III, Eugène Rouher.
He translated German authors and collaborated on his father's works in the Moniteur and the Journal officiel .
Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and art and literary critic.
Gérard de Nerval was the nom-de-plume of the French writer, poet, and translator Gérard Labrunie, a major figure of French romanticism, best known for his novellas and poems, especially the collection Les Filles du feu, which included the novella Sylvie and the poem "El Desdichado". He played a major role in introducing French readers to the works of German Romantic authors, including Klopstock, Schiller, Bürger and Goethe. His later work merged poetry and journalism in a fictional context and influenced Marcel Proust. His last novella, Aurélia, influenced André Breton and Surrealism.
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1811.
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1774.
Maxime Du Camp was a French writer and photographer.
Frédéric Soret was a Swiss private scholar in physics and Oriental numismatics.
In the Siege of Mainz, from 14 April to 23 July 1793, a coalition of Prussia, Austria, and other German states besieged and captured Mainz from revolutionary French forces. The allies, especially the Prussians, first tried negotiations, but this failed, and the bombardment of the city began on the night of 17 June.
"Wanderer's Nightsong" is the title of two poems by the German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Written in 1776 and in 1780, they are among Goethe's most famous works. Both were first edited together in his 1815 Works Vol. I with the headings "Wandrers Nachtlied" and "Ein gleiches". Both works were set to music as lieder by Franz Schubert as D 224 and D 768.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His works include: four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings by him have survived.
Antoine Johannot, known commonly as Tony Johannot, was a French engraver, illustrator and painter.
"Der König in Thule" is a German poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, written in 1774.
Henri-Pierre Picou was a French painter. His oeuvre began with portraits and classical historical subject matter but he later moved on to allegorical and mythological themes.
Hendrik Scheffer was a Dutch painter in the Romantic tradition who lived in France for most of his life. In France he is usually known as Henri Scheffer.
Émile Bergerat was a French poet, playwright and essayist. He used the pseudonyms l'Homme masqué, Caliban and Ariel. A library in Neuilly-sur-Seine opposite his flat bears his name.
The Goethe–Schiller Monument is a public artwork by German artist Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel located in Washington Park, which is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. The bronze sculpture from 1908 depicts two men, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich von Schiller, one holding a laurel wreath and the other a scroll. The 12 foot artwork rests upon a 26 foot long granite base. The bronze sculpture is a recasting of the statue incorporated into the 1857 Goethe-Schiller Monument in Weimar, Germany.
The Casa di Goethe is a museum in Rome, in Via del Corso 18, dedicated to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, his Italian Journey and his life at Rome in the years from 1786 through 1788. During his journey Goethe wrote a journal and also many letters which would be published in 1816-17 as the Italian Journey.
François Julien called Jules or Julien) Turgan was a 19th-century French chansonnier, physician and journalist.
GrafMichael Johann von der Borch-Lubeschitz und Borchhoff, Baron von Borchland was a Baltic German naturalist and writer.
The Maison pompéienne, sometimes called the Palais pompéien was the hôtel particulier of Prince Jérôme Napoléon in Paris in the style of the Villa of Diomedes in Pompeii. It was located at 16-18 Avenue Montaigne from 1860 to 1891.
David Luke (1921–2005) was a scholar of German Literature at Christ Church, Oxford.