About August Wilhelm Schlegel

August Wilhelm Schlegel
August Wilhelm Schlegel was a German poet, translator, critic, and a foremost leader of German Romanticism. His translations of Shakespeare made the English dramatist's works into German classics. Schlegel was also the first professor in Sanskrit on the continent and produced a translation of the Bhagavad Gita. Wikipedia
September 8, 1767, Hanover, Germany
May 12, 1845, Bonn

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