Aug. 27, 1827 Munich (München) Münchener Stadtkreis Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
May 7, 1879 Ixelles Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
French-speaking writer. Author of a famous comical epic which is a plea for Flemish culture : "La lgende et les aventures hroiques, joyeuses et glorieuses d'Ulenspiegel," the basis of Richard Strauss's even more famous symphonic poem. The statue on his grave is of his hero, Till.