Jean Paul

Jean Paul

Born: March 21, 1763

Died: November 14, 1825

Nationality: German

Occupation: Author, novelist

Biography: Jean Paul, born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, was a German Romantic writer, best known for his humorous novels and stories.

Source/Notes: As quoted in "Many Thoughts of Many Minds: Being a Treasury of Reference Consisting of Selections from the Writings of the Most Celebrated Authors", compiled by Henry Southgate, Griffin, Bohn, and Company, 1862, p. 139
Source/Notes: As quoted in "A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, Both Ancient and Modern", edited by Tryon Edwards, F. B. Dickerson Company, 1908, p. 12

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