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  1. German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20th-century German literature (1875-1926)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke was a writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1894 to 1925. Rainer was given the name René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke on December 4th, 1875 in Prague. He passed away on December 29th, 1926.


Emil Rilke is a soccer player for the FK Ústí nad Labem, FK Teplice, SFC Opava, FK Příbram, FK Jablonec, FK Baník Most, MŠK Žilina, FC Slovan Liberec, F.C. Hansa Rostock, FC Universitatea Cluj, and Czech Republic national under-21 football team. Emil was born on November 19th, 1983 in Ústí nad Labem.


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  • How unique is the name Rilke? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Rilke was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Rilke born Feb 23, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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