| Heinrich Harries|
| September 28, 1802, Brugge, Germany|Heinrich Harries Wikipedia
Heinrich Harries (9 September 1762, Flensburg – 28 September 1802) was a German Protestant pastor from the Duchy of Schleswig, then under Danish sovereignty.
Harries wrote the lyrics for "Heil dir im Siegerkranz" for King Christian VII of Denmark in 1790; the song was later adapted to be the unofficial national anthem of the German Empire.
Harries was born in Flensburg and died in Brügge in Schleswig-Holstein.
His great-grandson was the German chemist Carl Harries.