Welcome to the new Heinrich von Kleist website

The 200th anniversary of the death of author Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) falls on 21st November 2011. It provides an incentive to create this platform as a first address for all those with an interest in Kleist. more

A Modern Man

Today, Heinrich von Kleist appears as a modern man more


This online portal is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media upon a decision of the German Bundestag.

Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media