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Baron Ernst von Feuchtersleben (1806–1849)

Feuchtersleben, Baron Ernst von (foiċh’ters-lā’ben). An Austrian poet and physician; born at Vienna, April 18, 1806; died there, Sept. 3, 1849. In medicine he stood in the foremost rank as a practitioner; and his works, especially on psychiatry, were widely read. Among his ‘Poems’ (1836) is the lyric—now become a popular melody—“It stands in God’s decrees” (Es ist bestimmt in Gottes Rat).