Schlegel

biographical name (1)
Schle·​gel | \ ˈshlā-gəl How to pronounce Schlegel (audio) \

Definition of Schlegel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

August Wilhelm von 1767–1845 German author

Schlegel

biographical name (2)

Definition of Schlegel (Entry 2 of 2)

Friedrich von 1772–1829 brother of August Schlegel German philosopher and writer

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