August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben  

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August Heinrich Hoffmann (Template:Audio, calling himself 'von Fallersleben', after his hometown ; 2 April 1798Template:Snd19 January 1874) was a German poet. He is best known for writing "Das Lied der Deutschen", whose third stanza is now the national anthem of Germany, and a number of popular children's songs, considered part of the Young Germany movement.

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