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Kurt Tucholsky

1890 - 1935

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Kurt Tucholsky (German: [kʊʁt tu.ˈxɔ] ; 9 January 1890 – 21 December 1935) was a German journalist, satirist, and writer. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Kaspar Hauser (after the historical figure), Peter Panter, Theobald Tiger and Ignaz Wrobel. A politically engaged journalist and temporary co-editor of the weekly magazine Die Weltbühne, he was simultaneously a satirist, an author of satirical political revues, a songwriter, and a poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Tucholsky has received more than 277,168 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Kurt Tucholsky is the 1,312th most popular writer (down from 1,195th in 2019), the 1,351st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,152nd in 2019) and the 84th most popular German Writer.

Kurt Tucholsky was a German-Jewish writer who is most famous for his satirical wit and his criticism of the Weimar Republic.

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Among writers, Kurt Tucholsky ranks 1,312 out of 5,755Before him are James Baldwin, Marcus Tullius Tiro, Yosano Akiko, Clément Marot, Samuel Butler, and Hristo Botev. After him are Monique Wittig, Alexander Grin, Viktor Suvorov, Henry Steel Olcott, Cratinus, and Joachim Fest.

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Among people born in 1890, Kurt Tucholsky ranks 55Before him are Grigory Kulik, Walter Krüger, Li Zongren, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Frank Martin, and Victor Serge. After him are Moša Pijade, Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Erich Kleiber, Norman Bethune, Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern, and Alfredo Ottaviani. Among people deceased in 1935, Kurt Tucholsky ranks 41Before him are Johan Halvorsen, Ali of Hejaz, Princess Anastasia of Montenegro, Paul Bourget, Anna Ancher, and Ma Barker. After him are Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, Jean Béraud, William Kennedy Dickson, Princess Alice of Parma, Gareth Jones, and Valerian Kuybyshev.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Kurt Tucholsky ranks 1,351 out of 6,142Before him are Niklot (1100), Prince Konrad of Bavaria (1883), Hans Scharoun (1893), Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis (1860), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), and Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz (1721). After him are Mechtilde (1241), Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1778), Carl Loewe (1796), Wolf Vostell (1932), Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse (1806), and Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Kurt Tucholsky ranks 84Before him are Rudolf Erich Raspe (1736), W. G. Sebald (1944), August von Kotzebue (1761), Georg Kaiser (1878), Friedrich Maximilian Klinger (1752), and Christian Friedrich Hebbel (1813). After him are Joachim Fest (1926), Stéphane Hessel (1917), Siegfried Kracauer (1889), Hartmann von Aue (1160), Jakob Wassermann (1873), and Widukind of Corvey (925).