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Klaus Mann

1906 - 1949

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Klaus Heinrich Thomas Mann (18 November 1906 – 21 May 1949) was a German writer and dissident. He was the son of Thomas Mann, a nephew of Heinrich Mann and brother of Erika Mann (with whom he maintained a lifelong close relationship) and Golo Mann. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klaus Mann has received more than 421,753 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Klaus Mann is the 723rd most popular writer (down from 609th in 2019), the 689th most popular biography from Germany (down from 539th in 2019) and the 41st most popular German Writer.

Klaus Mann was a German author and son of Thomas Mann. He was most famous for his novel "Mephisto", which was about the rise of Nazism.

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Among writers, Klaus Mann ranks 723 out of 5,755Before him are Bruno Schulz, David Irving, Claudian, Aratus, L. Ron Hubbard, and Sarojini Naidu. After him are Phillis Wheatley, Mahmoud Darwish, Kang Youwei, Tatian, Antonio Machado, and Raymond Carver.

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Among people born in 1906, Klaus Mann ranks 50Before him are Vladimir Prelog, Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Oleg Antonov, Marie José of Belgium, Clyde Tombaugh, and Bugsy Siegel. After him are Estée Lauder, Marcel Carné, Ernst Chain, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Empress Wanrong, and Albert Sabin. Among people deceased in 1949, Klaus Mann ranks 20Before him are August Krogh, Victor Fleming, Axel Munthe, Kim Jong-suk, Kim Koo, and Sarojini Naidu. After him are Nathuram Godse, Fyodor Tolbukhin, Marcel Cerdan, Angela Hitler, Gustav Radbruch, and Henri Giraud.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klaus Mann ranks 689 out of 6,142Before him are Andreas Baader (1943), Julius Schreck (1898), Josef Albers (1888), Matilda of Ringelheim (894), Artur Axmann (1913), and Hermann Weyl (1885). After him are Karl Carstens (1914), Louis Spohr (1784), Sandra (1962), Juana Bormann (1893), Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands (1774), and Wilhelm Marx (1863).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Klaus Mann ranks 41Before him are Elisabeth of Wied (1843), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Georg Büchner (1813), Bert Hellinger (1925), and Hugo Ball (1886). After him are Karl Harrer (1890), Bettina von Arnim (1785), Wilhelm Hauff (1802), Peter Weiss (1916), Hans Fallada (1893), and Frank Wedekind (1864).