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Heinrich Josef König (1790–1869)

König, Heinrich Josef (kė’niG). A German novelist; born at Fulda, March 19, 1790; died at Wiesbaden, Sept. 23, 1869. He wrote a series of excellent historical novels, of which the best were: ‘The Noble Bride’ (2 vols., 1853); and especially ‘Club Members of Mayence’ (3 vols., 1847), describing the effects of the French Revolution in Germany. ‘William Shakespeare’ (1850) was a successful attempt to depict in a novel the great English dramatist and his time.