Georg Büchner

Georg Büchner

Karl Georg Büchner (17 October 1813 – 19 February 1837) was a German dramatist and writer of poetry and prose. He was the brother of physician and philosopher Ludwig Büchner. Büchner's talent is generally held in great esteem in Germany. It is widely believed that, but for his early death, he might have attained the significance of such central German literary figures as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.

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    Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!
    Georg Büchner (1813–1837)

    I’ll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living.
    Georg Büchner (1813–1837)