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  • Name: Novalis
  • Born: 05/02/1772
  • Died: 03/25/1801 (28 years old)
  • Occupation: Prose writer, poet, mystic, philosopher, civil engineer, mineralogist

Novalis (/nəˈvælɪs/; German: [noˈvaːlɪs]) was the pseudonym and pen name of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg (2 May 1772 – 25 March 1801), a poet, author, mystic, and philosopher of Early German Romanticism. Hardenberg’s professional work and university background, namely his study of mineralogy and management of salt mines in Saxony, was often ignored by his contemporary readers. The first studies showing important relations between his literary and professional works started in the 1960s.

Birth Name: Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg

School: University of Jena, Leipzig University, University of Wittenberg

Alias: Novalis

Birth Place: Oberwiederstedt, Electorate of Saxony

Death Place: Weißenfels, Electorate of Saxony

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