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language of expression: German
educated at: University of Tübingen, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Heidelberg University, Eberhard-Ludwigs-Gymnasium
occupation: poet, writer
award received: Order of the Red Eagle 4th Class, Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art
Berthold Auerbach (28 February 1812 – 8 February 1882) was a German-Jewish poet and author. He was the founder of the German "tendency novel", in which fiction is used as a means of influencing public opinion on social, political, moral, and religious questions.
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