Get Your Premium Membership

Friedrich Hölderlin Biography | Poet

Friedrich Hölderlin Biography. Read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of Friedrich Hölderlin. This short biogrpahy feature on Friedrich Hölderlin will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time.

Photo of Friedrich Hölderlin
Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes


Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (German pronunciation: ; 20 March 1770 – 7 June 1843) was a major German lyric poet, commonly associated with the artistic movement known as Romanticism. Hölderlin was also an important thinker in the development of German Idealism, particularly his early association with and philosophical influence on his seminary roommates and fellow Swabians Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling.. German lyric poet; associated with Romanticism