Author

Lion Feuchtwanger

German writer

1884   -   1958

genre: play, prose
country of citizenship: Germany, German Empire, Weimar Republic, United States of America
language of expression: German
educated at: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Humboldt University of Berlin
occupation: writer, playwright, translator, journalist
award received: National Prize of East Germany, Literaturpreis der Stadt München

Lion Feuchtwanger (German: [ˈfɔɪçtˌvaŋɐ]; 7 July 1884 – 21 December 1958) was a German-Jewish novelist and playwright. A prominent figure in the literary world of Weimar Germany, he influenced contemporaries including playwright Bertolt Brecht. Feuchtwanger's Judaism and fierce criticism of the Nazi Party, years before it assumed power, ensured that he would be a target of government-sponsored persecution after Adolf Hitler's appointment as chancellor of Germany in January 1933. Following a brief period of internment in France and a harrowing escape from Continental Europe, he found asylum in the United States, where he died in 1958.
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works

18

Die Jüdin von Toledo

novel by Lion Feuchtwanger

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1955

Success

German novel by Lion Feuchtwanger

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1930

The Pretender

novel by Lion Feuchtwanger

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1936

Double, double, toil and trouble

German novel by Lion Feuchtwanger

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1943

Proud Destiny

book by Lion Feuchtwanger

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1946 or 1947

The Oppermanns

novel by Lion Feuchtwanger

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1933

Exil

literary work

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

Goya

literary work

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1951

Jephthah and his Daughter

novel by Lion Feuchtwanger

author: Lion Feuchtwanger

1957

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