Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb
|born on||2 July 1724 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Quedlinburg, Germany, 51n48, 11e09|
|Timezone||LMT m11e09 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||10°34' 24°22 Asc. 07°29'|
German lyric poet, a forerunner of the Sturm und Drang movement. Klopstock attempted to make his lyric works express freedom of emotion and poetic imagination. Widely known as the author of his masterpiece Der Messias, an epos on the life of Jesus that was translated into 17 languages.
He died 14 March 1803, Hamburg, Germany.
- friend relationship with Claudius, Matthias (born 15 August 1740)
Arno Müller, Vol. 2.
Sy Scholfield cites same data from birth record quoted in "Bd. Ueber Klopstocks Leben und Wirken" by Hermann Schmidlin (J. Scheible, 1839), p. 200: "Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock ist geboren zu Quedlinburg, nach Aussage des Geburts- und Taufregisters der Kirche St. Servatii in dieser Stadt, den 2. Jul. 1724, Mittags um 12 Uhr."
- Traits : Personality : Emotional
- Vocation : Writers : Poet