Heinrich Chaim Heine (1797 - 1856) MP

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Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Death: Died in Paris, France
Occupation: Author, German poet
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About Heinrich Chaim Heine

Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 – 17 February 1856) was born in Düsseldorf, Rhineland, into a Jewish family. He was called "Harry" as a child, but became "Heinrich" after his conversion to Christianity in 1825. Heine was one of the most significant German poets of the 19th century. He was also a journalist, essayist, and literary critic. He is best known outside Germany for his early lyric poetry, which was set to music in the form of Lieder (art songs) by composers such as Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert. Heine's later verse and prose is distinguished by its satirical wit and irony. His radical political views led to many of his works being banned by German authorities. Heine spent the last 25 years of his life as an expatriate in Paris.

Heinrich Heine - French

Die Inschriften des Alten Judenfriedhofes in Wien" Band II- by Dr. Bernhard Wachstein- pg. 46 & 76

היינריך היינה

 נול' 13 בדצמבר 1797, דיסלדורף – 17 בפברואר 1856 פריז, היה משורר ופובליציסט גרמני ממוצא יהודי, מגדולי השירה והספרות של גרמניה במאה ה-19.
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Heinrich Chaim Heine's Timeline

December 13, 1797
Düsseldorf, Germany
June 28, 1825
Age 27
August 31, 1841
Age 43
February 17, 1856
Age 58
Paris, France
December 20, 1856
Age 58
Paris, Île-de-France, France