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Wilibald Alexis (1798–1871)

Alexis, Wilibald (ä-lek’sis), pseudonym of Wilhelm Häring. A notable German novelist; born at Breslau, June 29, 1798; died at Arnstadt, Dec. 16, 1871. A successful imitator of Walter Scott, he actually offered his first novel ‘Walladamor’ (1823), as a translation from the English. ‘Cabanis,’ with Frederick the Great as hero, is the best of his historical romances.