Munich, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
Translated, the marker reads:
In 1840 the Swiss poet Gottfried Keller lived here.
Location. 48° 8.314′ N, 11° 34.087′ E. Marker is in Munich, Bavaria. Marker is on Neuhauser Strasse, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located to the left of the display window of the Christ jewelry store, in the pedestrian zone. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Neuhauser Strasse, Munich, Bavaria 80331, Germany.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wilhelminische or Old Academy Building (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Church of Saint Michael (about 150 meters away); The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Cathedral Church of Our Lady (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Georg Lankensperger (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Miesbach to Munich Power Transmission (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Maximilian Joseph - Earl of Montgelas (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Franz Marc (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munich.
More about this marker. Directly above the marker is a circular plaque depicting Keller in relief.
Regarding Gottfried Keller.
• Gottfried Keller was a Swiss poet and short story writer, whose most famous work is Green Henry (Der grüne Heinrich in German).
• Keller started out as an aspiring artist, studying at the Royal Academy of Arts in Munich, before moving to Zurich in 1842 and becoming a poet and writer.
Also see . . .
1. Gottfried Keller. Wikipedia.org's English language entry for Gottfried Keller. Note that Wikipedia's German language entry is more in depth. (Submitted on September 1, 2009.)
2. Gottfried Keller Homepage. A collection of information on Gottfried Keller, including biography, text of his letters and works, copies of his pictures, and links to other related pages. In German. (Submitted on September 1, 2009.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons •
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