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Wilhelm Jordan (1819–1904)

Jordan, Wilhelm (yor’dän). A German poet and story-writer; born in Insterburg, Feb. 8, 1819; died on June 25, 1904. As a poet he voices his liberal political aspirations in ‘Bells and Cannon’ and ‘Earthly Fantasies.’ He also wrote: ‘The Sebalds’; ‘Two Cradles’; ‘Demiurgos,’ a philosophical poem; ‘The False Prince,’ a comedy; and ‘The Widow of Agis,’ a tragedy.