Definition of Schiller, Friedrich von in US English:

Schiller, Friedrich von

proper noun

  • (1759–1805), German playwright, poet, historian, and critic; full name Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller. Initially influenced by the Sturm und Drang movement, he was later an important figure of the Enlightenment. His historical plays include the trilogy Wallenstein (1800), Mary Stuart (1800), and William Tell (1804).


Schiller, Friedrich von