BirthdayOctober 18, 1777

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Heinrich von Kleist

    Full name: Heinrich von Kleist
    Also known as: Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist, Heinrich von Kleist, Kleist, Heinrich von, Kleist, Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von
    Professions: German poet, dramatist, novelist and short story writer
    Nationality: German
    Occupation: Poet, dramatist, novelist, short story writer

  2. Heinrich von Kleist Known for

    Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013), The Jack Bull (1999), The Marquise of O (1976), The Prince of Homburg (1997)

  3. Heinrich von Kleist Death information

    Died: Thursday, 21st of November, 1811 (Age: 34)

  4. Heinrich von Kleist Biography

    Heinrich von Kleist was born on the 18th of October, 1777 in Frankfurt/Oder (Germany) as the son of a priest. His father died when Heinrich was 11 so he had to earn some money early. He managed to go to the High School until 15, but was forced then to join the Prussian army in their war in the west. He climbed up the ranks until he was lieutenant,...

  5. Heinrich von Kleist Family

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