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Novalis (1772-1801)

"Novalis (/nəˈvælɪs/; German: [noˈvaːlɪs]) was the pseudonym and pen name of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg (2 May 1772 – 25 March 1801), a poet, author, mystic, and philosopher of Early German Romanticism. Hardenberg´s professional work and university background, namely his study of mineralogy and management of salt mines in Saxony, was often ignored by his contemporary readers. The first studies showing important relations between his literary and professional works started in the 1960s." - ( 15.09.2019)

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was born Forschungsstätte für Frühromantik und Novalis-Museum, Schloss Oberwiederstedt 02.05.1772
died Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829) Weißenfels 25.03.1801
Friend Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829)
Friend Cölestin August Just (1750-1822)


professional / worker Poet
professional / worker Philosoph
lived Forschungsstätte für Frühromantik und Novalis-Museum, Schloss Oberwiederstedt 1772-1785
Student Lutherstadt Eisleben 1790
lived Weißenfels 1785
Student Law University of Jena Jena 1790-1791
Student Law Leipzig University Leipzig 1791-1792
Student Law Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Lutherstadt Wittenberg 1793-1794
professional / worker Schreiber Bad Tennstedt
Traveller Schloss Grüningen (Thüringen) 17.11.1794
visitor Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814) [visitor], Friedrich Immanuel Niethammer (1766-1848) [was visited] Jena Mai 1795
professional / worker Weißenfels 1796-1797
Student Bergakademie Freiberg [Institution of study], Abraham Gottlob Werner (1749-1817) [teacher] Freiberg 1797-1799
has met Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) Weimar März 1798
lived Weißenfels 1799-1801
professional / worker mining
Traveller Artern
Traveller Bad Kösen
Traveller Bad Dürrenberg


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[Relation to person or institution] Novalis (1772-1801)
[Relation to person or institution] Georg Philipp Friedrich von Hardenberg (1772-1801)

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Forschungsstätte für Frühromantik und Novalis-Museum, Schloss Oberwiederstedt11.5306997299194340051.66630172729492000Place of birth // Place of residencedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Weißenfels11.9666662216186520051.20000076293945000Place of death // Place of residence // place of action // Place of residencedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Lutherstadt Eisleben11.5500001907348630051.51666641235351600Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Jena11.5863885879516600050.92722320556640600Place of studies // Place of visitdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Leipzig12.3833332061767580051.33333206176758000Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Lutherstadt Wittenberg12.6484003067016600051.86709976196289000Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Bad Tennstedt10.8372220993042000051.15388870239258000place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Schloss Grüningen (Thüringen)10.9748001098632810051.22959899902344000Place of visitdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Freiberg13.3427782058715820050.91194534301758000Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Weimar11.3166666030883790050.98333358764648400Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Artern11.3000001907348630051.36666488647461000Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Bad Kösen11.7205553054809570051.13527679443359400Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Bad Dürrenberg12.0658302307128900051.29544830322265600Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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