#OTD in 1875, #German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist and essayist Thomas Mann was born. in 1929 he was awareded the #Nobel Prize in #Literature laureate. When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, Mann fled to Switzerland. When World War II broke out in 1939, he moved to the United States, then returned to Switzerland in 1952. Mann is one of the best-known exponents of the so-called Exilliteratur, German literature written in exile by those who opposed the Hitler regime. #Writingcommunity #Writing #Poet #Writer #Birthday #History #Novel

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