Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His writing covered an expansive sweep of genres, including novels, epic poetry, lyric poetry, verse dramas, memoirs, autobiographies, literary criticism, botany, anatomy, science, letters, and accompanying sketches. He is considered to have been one of the most influential writers of all time.
|Full Name||Johann Wolfgang von Goethe|
|Birth Date||August 28, 1749|
|Death Date||March 22, 1832|
|Cause of Death||heart failure|
|Education||law apprenticeship / poetry classes|
|Father||Johann Caspar Goethe|
|Mother||Catherina Elizabeth Textor Goethe|
|Siblings||Cornelia Friederike Christina|
|Children||Julius August Walther von Goethe|
Goethe was an acquaintance of Giacomo Casanova.