Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788-1857)

Death: 26th November 1857
Location: Cmentarzu Jerozolimskim, Nysa, Opole Voivodeship, Poland
Cause of death: Influenza
Photo taken by: Bonio
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German poet and novelist of the later German romantic school. Eichendorff is regarded as one of the most important German Romantics and his works have sustained popularity in Germany from production to the present day. 
Eichendorff's best known work, Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts / The Life of a Good-for-nothing is typical romantic novella in which the main protagonist leaves his father's mill and becomes a gardener at a Viennese castle where he falls in love with the daughter of the Duke.