German author who is one of the best known writers in Germany's history and was honored with the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature.
He was a homeless political refugee after fleeing to West Germany in 1945.
He is best known for the Danzig Trilogy, which features elements of magic realism.
He married his second wife in 1979 and has one sister.
He became a Nobel laureate in 1999, six years before English writer Harold Pinter would be given the same honor.
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