Romantic Era/Related Articles
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- History : Study of past human events based on evidence such as written documents.
- Philosophy : The study of the meaning and justification of beliefs about the most general, or universal, aspects of things.
- Literature : The profession of “letters” (from Latin litteras), and written texts considered as aesthetic and expressive objects.
- Visual arts : Creative fields that produce works primarily experienced through the sense of sight.
- Ludwig van Beethoven : (1770—1827) German composer, widely regarded as one of the greatest creators in Western music.
- : (1803-1869) French composer.
- William Blake : (1757-1827) was an English poet and artist, posthumously seen as one of the leading figures of the Romantic Movement.
- Lord Byron : (January 22, 1788 - April 19, 1824), George Gordon Byron, English romantic poet, known not only for his poetry, but also his unconventional lifestyle and advocacy for Greek independence.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge : (Oct. 21, 1772 - July 25, 1834) Romantic poet and critic, colleague of William Wordsworth.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe : (1749 - 1832) German writer, poet, and philosopher; still considered the greatest writer of German literature
- Victor Hugo : Victor-Marie Hugo (1802-1885), poet, novelist and playwright, was the dominant French writer of the 19th century, and also a considerable political figure.
- John Keats : (31 October 1795 - 23 February 1821) Despite his death from tuberculosis at the age of 25, one of the major poets of the English Romantic Movement.
- Eleanor Porden : (14 July 1795 - 22 February 1825) British Romantic poet and the first wife of the explorer John Franklin.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau : (1712–1778) French author and philosopher.
- : (1759—1805) German dramatist and poet.
- Walter Scott : (1771-1832) A prolific Scottish poet and novelist, considered the originater of the genre of historical fiction.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley : (30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) The author of Frankenstein.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley : (1792-1822) English poet, major exponent of the romantic movement.
- William Wordsworth : (7 April 1770 - 23 April 1850) One of the leading English romantic poets.