- Madame deBaronne de Staël-Holstein, 1766–1817, French novelist, essayist, poet, and philosopher.
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- Madame de . full name Baronne Anne Louise Germaine (née Necker) de Staël-Holstein . 1766–1817, French writer, whose works, esp De l'Allemagne (1810), anticipated French romanticism