Hoffmann von Fallersleben (August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, H.H.v. Fallersleben) 02.04.1798-19.01.1874
August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (About this sound listen (help·info); 2 April 1798 – 19 January 1874), who used Hoffmann von Fallersleben as his pen name, was a German poet. He is best known for writing "Das Lied der Deutschen", its third stanza now being the national anthem of Germany, and a number of popular children's songs, considered part of the Young Germany movement.
Hoffmann was born in Fallersleben (in present-day Wolfsburg), Brunswick-Lüneburg, then part of the Holy Roman Empire...
Further information at Hoffman von Fallersleben wikipedia page
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