Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft

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The Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft (German Shakespeare Society) was founded on the occasion of the 300th birthday of William Shakespeare on 23 April 1864.[1] It was the first scientific and cultural association of its type in Weimar, and is one of the oldest functioning literary societies in the world.


  1. ^ "Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft" (in German). Retrieved 9 July 2014.