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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Born: August 28, 1749

Died: March 22, 1832 (aged 82)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Poet, novelist, playwright, diplomat

Bio: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, artist, and politician. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour; and four novels.

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