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Thomas Mann
  • Name: Thomas Mann
  • Born: 06/06/1875
  • Died: 08/12/1955 (80 years old)
  • Occupation: Novelist, short story writer, essayist

Paul Thomas Mann (UK: /ˈmæn/ MAN, US: /ˈmɑːn/ MAHN; German: [ˈpaʊ̯l ˈtoːmas ˈman]; 6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual. His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized versions of German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Nietzsche and Arthur Schopenhauer.

Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature (1929), Goethe Prize (1949)

Genre: Novel, novella

Birth Place: Free City of Lübeck, German Empire

Death Place: Zürich, Switzerland

Source: Wikipedia

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