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Till Eulenspiegel

Till Eulenspiegel (Low German Dyl Ulenspegel) is a character of medieval Low German literature. Born in Kneitlingen near Braunschweig (Brunswick) around 1300, he travelled through today's Northern Germany, Netherlands, and Belgium, and performed various practical jokes, according to tradition. He is often represented as a folk hero who made fun of authority.

The most famous version of the Eulenspiegel story is An entertaining book about Till Eulenspiegel from the land of Brunswick, written by Hermann Bote around 1510.

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