Erika Mann

1905 - 1969

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Erika Julia Hedwig Mann (9 November 1905 – 27 August 1969) was a German actress and writer, daughter of the novelist Thomas Mann. Erika lived a bohemian lifestyle in Berlin and became a critic of National Socialism. After Hitler came to power in 1933, she moved to Switzerland, and married the poet W. H. Auden, purely to obtain a British passport and so avoid becoming stateless when the Germans cancelled her citizenship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erika Mann has received more than 275,009 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Erika Mann is the 804th most popular actor (down from 797th in 2019), the 1,261st most popular biography from Germany and the 17th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Erika Mann ranks 804 out of 10,030Before her are David Schwimmer, Jack Elam, Gene Tierney, Bruno Cremer, Tony Burton, and Stefania Sandrelli. After her are Adrien Brody, Lily Tomlin, Aamir Khan, Barbara Eden, Fred Willard, and Bill Pullman.

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Among people born in 1905, Erika Mann ranks 57Before her are Hans Urs von Balthasar, Ivan Serov, Dolores del Río, Emmanuel Mounier, Daniil Kharms, and Sada Abe. After her are Joseph Cotten, Severo Ochoa, Pierre Levegh, Erwin Chargaff, Albert Pierrepoint, and Piet Hein. Among people deceased in 1969, Erika Mann ranks 45Before her are Raymond A. Spruance, Wacław Sierpiński, Eberhard von Mackensen, Vjekoslav Luburić, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark. After her are Li Zongren, Vito Genovese, Radivoj Korać, Enrique Ballestrero, Wilhelm Backhaus, and Korney Chukovsky.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Erika Mann ranks 1,261 out of 5,289Before her are Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Christian Friedrich Hebbel (1813), Rodolphe Seeldrayers (1876), Joos van Cleve (1485), Joseph Karl Stieler (1781), and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833). After her are Lorenz von Stein (1815), Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1800), Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1754), Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1697), Theodelinda (570), and Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach (1888).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Erika Mann ranks 17Before her are Nastassja Kinski (1961), Gert Fröbe (1913), Luise Rainer (1910), Horst Buchholz (1933), Hardy Krüger (1928), and Emmy Göring (1893). After her are Hildegard Knef (1925), Elke Sommer (1940), Kurt Gerron (1897), Til Schweiger (1963), Michael Fassbender (1977), and Gottfried John (1942).

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