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Thomas Mann

1875 - 1955

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Paul Thomas Mann (UK: MAN, US: MAHN; German pronunciation: [ˈtoːmas ˈman] (listen); 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 3,006,034 page views. His biography is available in 113 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 111 in 2019). Thomas Mann is the 61st most popular writer (down from 41st in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Germany (down from 29th in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Writer.

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

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Among writers, Thomas Mann ranks 61 out of 5,755Before him are Daniel Defoe, Li Bai, Bertolt Brecht, Stendhal, Umberto Eco, and Gustave Flaubert. After him are Rabindranath Tagore, Jack London, Henrik Ibsen, Stefan Zweig, Arthur Rimbaud, and Charles Perrault.

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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, Ferdinand Porsche, Jeanne Calment, Gerd von Rundstedt, Ibn Saud, Syngman Rhee, Mileva Marić, and Aleister Crowley. Among people deceased in 1955, Thomas Mann ranks 3Before him are Albert Einstein and Alexander Fleming. After him are James Dean, Dale Carnegie, José Ortega y Gasset, Sadako Sasaki, António Egas Moniz, Charlie Parker, Fernand Léger, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and Alberto Ascari.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Thomas Mann ranks 50 out of 6,142Before him are Felix Mendelssohn (1809), Bernhard Riemann (1826), Marlene Dietrich (1901), Hannah Arendt (1906), Bertolt Brecht (1898), and Georg Ohm (1789). After him are Karl Benz (1844), Eva Braun (1912), Werner Heisenberg (1901), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Hildegard of Bingen (1098), and William I, German Emperor (1797).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Thomas Mann ranks 6Before him are Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749), Anne Frank (1929), Hermann Hesse (1877), Friedrich Schiller (1759), and Bertolt Brecht (1898). After him are Heinrich Heine (1797), Charles Bukowski (1920), Erich Maria Remarque (1898), Heinrich Böll (1917), Novalis (1772), and Friedrich Hölderlin (1770).