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Friedrich von Schiller (1759 - 1805)
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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller was born in Marbach, W├╝rttemberg, of Lutheran parents. His father, Johannes Kaspar Schiller, was an officer and surgeon.
He was ordered by The Duke Karl Eugen (Charles II) to attend the military academy instead of studying theology. The strict discipline, only strengthened his longing for freedom. Schiller studied first law and entered then the newly created medical department, but was dismissed from the academy in 1780 after writing a controversial essa..
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