The Novalis: German a poet, author, mystic,and philosopher of Early German Romanticism


Novalis (German: [noˈvaːlɪs]) was the pseudonym and pen name of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg (2 May 1772 – 25 March 1801), a poet, author, mystic, and philosopher of Early German Romanticism. Hardenberg’s professional work and university background, namely his study of mineralogy and management of salt mines in Saxony, was often ignored by his contemporary readers. The first studies showing important relations between his literary and professional works started in the 1960s.[2]


Novalis (1799), portrait by Franz Gareis
Born Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg
2 May 1772
OberwiederstedtElectorate of Saxony
Died 25 March 1801 (aged 28)
Weißenfels, Electorate of Saxony
Pen name Novalis
Occupation Prose writer, poet, mystic, philosopher, civil engineer, mineralogist
Nationality German
Alma mater University of Jena
Leipzig University
University of Wittenberg
Literary movement Jena Romanticism[1]

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