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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
[Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]
1749-1832
German poet, dramatist and philosopher, Goethe was born August 28, 1749 at Frankfort-on-Maine and died at Weimer on March 22, 1832
Not only is he remembered as author of Götz von Berlichingen and Faust but he had an accomplished career as Minister of State for Weimer.
Goethe’s writings contain many favorable allusions to Freemasonry, most notably, the Masonic Shield and The Hidden Meaning In his dying moments, his last words were, "More Light!"
Initiated: June 3, 1780 [June 23 ?]
Passed: June 23, 1781
Raised: March 3, 1782
Lodge Amelia, Weimer

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