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Friedrich August von Heyden (1789–1851)

Heyden, Friedrich August von (hī’den). A German poet, story-writer, and dramatist; born in Nerfken, East Prussia, Sept. 3, 1789; died at Breslau, Nov. 5, 1851. Of distinguished family, he was employed in official posts at court in 1843, but fell into disfavor through reluctance to act as a literary censor. His reputation was made with ‘Reginald’ and ‘A Woman’s Word.’ ‘The Intriguers’ was a highly successful novel. As a dramatist he is not important.