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Thomas Mann

Novelist Thomas Mann

Profession: Novelist


Biography: 1929 Nobel Prize for Literature - in recognition of his popular achievement with the epic novel Buddenbrooks and The Magic Mountain.

Born: June 6, 1875
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: August 12, 1955 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Atherosclerosis

Married Life

  • 1905-02-11 Novelist Thomas Mann (29) weds Katia Pringsheim (21) in Munich, Germany

Historical Events

  • 1943-01-04 Thomas Mann completes his tetralogy, "Joseph & His Brothers"
  • 1943-05-23 Thomas Mann begins writing his novel Dr Faustus
  • 1944-06-23 Thomas Mann becomes a US citizen

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