Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb

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Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb Gender: M
born on 2 July 1724 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Quedlinburg, Germany, 51n48, 11e09
Timezone LMT m11e09 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 10°34' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°22 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 07°29'

Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

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