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Edited by Richard Walker, Thursday, 23 July 2015, 03:55

Although less remembered now, Wolfgang Goethe was a German polymath and intellectual with gigantic influence in his time and place.

In 1782 he was ennobled by the Duke of Saxe-Weimar and became Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This was an example of "Herr today, von tomorrow".

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