Johann Gottfried Herder
- Category : Writers-Religion-Philosophy
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/6 - Martyr / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (17,43)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 3
German philosopher, theologian, poet, translator and literary critic. He was the leading figure of the Sturm und Drang literary movement and an innovator in the philosophy of history and culture. A prolific writer, he was one of the most influential writers and thinkers of the German language in the Age of Enlightenment and pioneer of the romantic movement. He had great influence on J.W. von Goethe.
He died on 18 December 1803, Weimar, Germany.