Johann Ludwig Uhland

(26 April 1787 – 13 November 1862 / Tübingen)

Johann Ludwig Uhland
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Johann Ludwig Uhland, was a German poet, philologist and literary historian.


He was born in Tübingen, then Duchy of Württemberg, and studied jurisprudence at the university there, but also took an interest in medieval literature, especially old German and French poetry. Having graduated as a doctor of laws in 1810, he went to Paris for eight months to continue his studies of poetry; and from 1812 to 1814 he worked as a lawyer in Stuttgart, in the bureau of the minister of justice.


He had begun his career as a poet in 1807 and 1808 by contributing ballads and lyrics to Seckendorff's Musenalmanach; and in 1812 and 1813 he wrote poems... more »

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