Heinrich Mann

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Birthday
27, 1871
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Mar 11, 1950 (78)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1871
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Mar 11, 1950 (78)

About

Famous for Der Untertan, Professor Unrat, and other socially-themed novels of the early 20th Century, Mann went into exile in France, Portugal, and the United States during the Nazi regime's rise to power in his native Germany.

Before Fame

His early essay on the work of the French writer Emile Zola launched him to literary prominence. He published his debut novel, In Einer Familie, in 1893.

Trivia

His 1905 novel Professor Unrat was adapted into a film starring Marlene Dietrich.

Family Life

A native of Lubeck, Germany, he was the first child born to Thomas Johann Heinrich Mann and Julia da Silva Bruhns. His first marriage was to actress Mimi Kanova; he later wed Nelly Kroger.

Associated With

His famous younger brother, Thomas Mann, was the recipient of the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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