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 261,678 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Klaus Mann is the 609th most popular writer (up from 745th in 2019), the 539th most popular biography from Germany (up from 654th in 2019) and the 36th 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 609 out of 5,794Before him are Bai Juyi, Gaius Julius Hyginus, Stieg Larsson, Karl Kraus, Alessandro Manzoni, and Edmond Rostand. After him are Miguel Ángel Asturias, Alfred Döblin, Osip Mandelstam, Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Patricia Highsmith, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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Among people born in 1906, Klaus Mann ranks 45Before him are Vladimir Prelog, Clyde Tombaugh, John Huston, Hans Bethe, Dino Buzzati, and Philip Johnson. After him are Hans Asperger, Empress Wanrong, Estée Lauder, Marcelo Caetano, Ernst Chain, and Shin'ichirō Tomonaga. Among people deceased in 1949, Klaus Mann ranks 15Before him are Charles Ponzi, Hassan al-Banna, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Kim Jong-suk, Victor Fleming, and Elton Mayo. After him are Axel Munthe, Friedrich Bergius, Nathuram Godse, August Krogh, Kim Koo, and Marcel Cerdan.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klaus Mann ranks 539 out of 5,289Before him are Julia Drusilla (16), Otto Strasser (1897), Hans von Seeckt (1866), Otto Rehhagel (1938), Kurt Schwitters (1887), and Carl Ritter (1779). After him are Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), Aby Warburg (1866), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Karl-Otto Koch (1897), and Theodor Schwann (1810).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Klaus Mann ranks 36Before him are Jean Paul (1763), Patrick Süskind (1949), Ludwig Tieck (1773), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), and Georg Büchner (1813). After him are Dietrich Eckart (1868), Ulrich von Hutten (1488), Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Bert Hellinger (1925), Hans Fallada (1893), and Hugo Ball (1886).