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  1. Kleist, Heinrich von Kleist, Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleistnoun

    German dramatist whose works concern people torn between reason and emotion (1777-1811)


  1. heinrich von kleist

    Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811) was a German poet, dramatist, novelist, short story writer, and journalist. He is considered one of the most significant contributors to German literature in the early 19th century. Some of his most acclaimed works include the drama "The Prince of Homburg" and the novella "Michael Kohlhaas." Kleist is known for his troubled life, marked by personal tragedy and despair, which is often reflected in the themes and tone of his work. He died by suicide at the age of 34.


  1. Heinrich von Kleist

    Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist was a German poet, dramatist, novelist and short story writer. The Kleist Prize, a prestigious prize for German literature, is named after him.

Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers

  1. Heinrich von Kleist

    German poet, born Frankfurt-on-Oder, 18 Oct. 1777. Left an orphan at eleven, he enlisted in the army in 1795, quitted it in four years and took to study. Kant’s Philosophy made him a complete sceptic. In 1800 he went to Paris to teach Kantian philosophy, but the results were not encouraging. Committed suicide together with a lady, near Potsdam, 21 Nov. 1811. Kleist is chiefly known by his dramas and a collection of tales.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heinrich von kleist in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heinrich von kleist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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    a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    A permutation
    B humility
    C equity
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