Gottlob Ferdinand Maximilian Gottfried von Schenkendorf (Born 11 December 1783 in Tilsit in East Prussia; Died 11 December 1817 in Koblenz) was a German poet, born in Tilsit and educated at Königsberg. During the War of Liberation, in which he took an active part, Schenkendorf was associated with Arndt and Körner in the writing of patriotic songs. His poems were published as Gedichte (1815), Poetischer Nachlass (1832), and Sämtliche Gedichte (1837; fifth edition, 1878). For his Life, consult Hagen (Berlin, 1863); Knaake (Tilsit, 1890); E. von Klein, M. von Schenkendorf (Vienna, 1908).
Bust of Max von Schenkendorf in Koblenz
Tomb of Max von Schenkendorf at the cemetery of Koblenz
Schenkendorf-Bust on Schenkendorfplace, Tilsit
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This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.