Heinrich Mann

1871 - 1950

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Luiz Heinrich Mann (German: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈman] ; March 27, 1871 – March 11, 1950), best known as simply Heinrich Mann, was a German writer known for his socio-political novels. From 1930 until 1933, he was president of the fine poetry division of the Prussian Academy of Arts. His fierce criticism of the growing Fascism and Nazism forced him to flee Germany after the Nazis came to power during 1933. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Mann has received more than 393,070 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Heinrich Mann is the 418th most popular writer (up from 546th in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from Germany (up from 517th in 2019) and the 25th most popular German Writer.

Heinrich Mann is most famous for his novel "The Magic Mountain" which was published in 1924.

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Notable Works

Die Jugend des Königs Henri Quatre
Der Untertan
Im Schlaraffenland
Literary Criticism
Die Vollendung des Königs Henri Quatre
Die kleine Stadt
Professor Unrat
One of the major German novels of the early 20th century.


Among writers, Heinrich Mann ranks 418 out of 7,302Before him are Qu Yuan, Sylvia Plath, Thomas Bernhard, Patrick Modiano, Ivar Aasen, and Savitribai Phule. After him are John Keats, Arion, Sholem Aleichem, Lactantius, Constantine P. Cavafy, and Seneca the Elder.

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Among people born in 1871, Heinrich Mann ranks 13Before him are Paul Valéry, Guangxu Emperor, Pietro Badoglio, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Grazia Deledda, and Albert Lebrun. After him are Victor Grignard, Lesya Ukrainka, Elena of Montenegro, Ioannis Metaxas, Theodore Dreiser, and Georges Rouault. Among people deceased in 1950, Heinrich Mann ranks 8Before him are George Bernard Shaw, Gustaf V of Sweden, Joseph Schumpeter, Johannes V. Jensen, Vaslav Nijinsky, and Albert Lebrun. After him are Willis Carrier, Marcel Mauss, Norman Haworth, Vallabhbhai Patel, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Karl Renner.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Mann ranks 361 out of 7,253Before him are Otto Dix (1891), Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Christian V of Denmark (1646), Paul Hindemith (1895), Alexander Grothendieck (1928), and Heinrich Schütz (1585). After him are Konrad Zuse (1910), Ludwig Beck (1880), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Samuel Hahnemann (1755), and Joachim Gauck (1940).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Heinrich Mann ranks 25Before him are Ernst Jünger (1895), Michael Ende (1929), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Wilhelm Grimm (1786), Karl May (1842), and Einhard (770). After him are Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170), Traudl Junge (1920), Jean Paul (1763), Patrick Süskind (1949), Klaus Mann (1906), and Lion Feuchtwanger (1884).