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Götz von Berlichingen (1480–1562)

Berlichingen, Götz (Gottfried) von, of the Iron Hand (ber’liċh-ing”en). A famous German knight and autobiographer; born in Jagsthausen in the present kingdom of Würtemberg, 1480; died on July 23, 1562. He became very popular with the masses; this and other facts concerning him being apparent in his ‘Autobiography’ (late ed. 1886), a work drawn upon by Goethe for the play bearing his name.