Thomas Mann

1875 - 1955

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Paul Thomas Mann (UK: MAN, US: MAHN; German: [ˈpaʊ̯l ˈtoːmas ˈman]; 6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Mann has received more than 1,916,570 page views. His biography is available in 111 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 108 in 2019). Thomas Mann is the 41st most popular writer (up from 44th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Germany and the 3rd most popular German Writer.

Thomas Mann is most famous for his novel "The Magic Mountain."

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Among writers, Thomas Mann ranks 41 out of 5,794. Before him are Henrik Ibsen, Anne Frank, George Orwell, Arthur Conan Doyle, Stendhal, and Alexandre Dumas. After him are Hermann Hesse, Marcel Proust, Oscar Wilde, Giacomo Casanova, Denis Diderot, and Simone de Beauvoir.

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Among people born in 1875, Thomas Mann ranks 2Before him is Carl Jung. After him are Maurice Ravel, Rainer Maria Rilke, Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Ferdinand Porsche, Gerd von Rundstedt, Jeanne Calment, Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, and Ibn Saud. Among people deceased in 1955, Thomas Mann ranks 3Before him are Albert Einstein and Alexander Fleming. After him are James Dean, Dale Carnegie, Fernand Léger, José Ortega y Gasset, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Charlie Parker, Sadako Sasaki, Arthur Honegger, and Helmuth Weidling.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Thomas Mann ranks 29 out of 5,289. Before him are Pope Benedict XVI (1927), Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837), Anne Frank (1929), Robert Schumann (1810), Heinrich Himmler (1900), and Martin Heidegger (1889). After him are Hermann Hesse (1877), Johannes Kepler (1571), Erwin Rommel (1891), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Friedrich Schiller (1759), and Bertolt Brecht (1898).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Thomas Mann ranks 3Before him are Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749) and Anne Frank (1929). After him are Hermann Hesse (1877), Friedrich Schiller (1759), Bertolt Brecht (1898), Charles Bukowski (1920), Heinrich Heine (1797), Erich Maria Remarque (1898), Heinrich Böll (1917), Novalis (1772), and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729).