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Johann Uz

Johann Uz German poet

German poet
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Intro German poet
A.K.A. Уц, Иоганн Петер, Иоганн Уц
Countries Germany
Occupations Poet Lawyer Writer Poet lawyer
Type Law Literature
Gender male
Birth 3 October 1720 (Ansbach)
Death 12 May 1796 (Ansbach)
Star sign LibraLibra
Education University of Halle-Wittenberg
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Biography

Johann Peter Uz (October 3, 1720 – May 12, 1796), German poet.

Life

He was born at Ansbach. He studied law in 1739-43 at the university of Halle, where he associated with the poets Johann Gleim and Johann Nikolaus Götz, and in conjunction with the latter translated the odes of Anacreon (1746).

In 1748 Uz was appointed unpaid secretary to the Justizcollegium, an office he held for twelve years; in 1763 he became assessor to the imperial court of justice at Nuremberg, in 1790 was made a judge.

A monument to Uz stands in the Ansbach Court Garden. It was near this monument, in 1833, that Kaspar Hauser was murdered.

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