Batty Weber

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Birthday
25, 1860
Birthplace
Luxembourg
Death Date
Dec 14, 1940 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1860
Birthplace
Luxembourg
Death Date
Dec 14, 1940 (80)

About

A late 19th and early 20th-century author and journalist, he was instrumental in the development of Luxembourg's national identity. His popular Luxembourgish-language works include "Dem Jabbo seng Kap" (a poem) and Fenn Kass, Roman eines Erlösten (a novel).

Before Fame

He attended the German universities of Bonn and Berlin, where he studied philology and theater.

Trivia

He held a civil service position before working as a journalist, editor, poet, and novelist.

Family Life

He was the son of a schoolmaster and grew up near the River Moselle in the town of Stadtbredimus.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as Russian playwright Anton Chekhov.