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Charlotte von Kalb (1761–1843)

Kalb, Charlotte von (kälb). A German memoir-writer; born at Waltershausen, in Grabfeld, July 25, 1761; died at Berlin, May 12, 1843. Best known as the friend of Schiller, Goethe, and Richter. Schiller’s poems ‘The Conflict’ and ‘Resignation’ refer to her. The character of Linda in Richter’s ‘Titan’ was drawn from her. Her romance ‘Cornelia’ is in places incomprehensible, which may be said also of ‘Charlotte’ (memoirs, 1879). ‘Letters to Richter and his Wife’ appeared in 1882. She wrote a ‘History of the American War of Independence.’