Laube, Heinrich hīn´rĭkh lou´bə [key], 1806–84, German writer. Prominent in the liberal Young Germany movement, he wrote historical novels, among them the cycle Der deutsche Krieg [the German war] (9 vol., 1863–66). He was a successful theatrical manager; his popular plays include Die Karlsschüler (1847) and Graf Essex (1856).
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