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Gottfried Benn

Gottfried BennBorn: 2-May-1886
Birthplace: Mansfeld, Germany
Died: 7-Jul-1956
Location of death: Berlin, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Dahlem Waldfriedhof, Berlin, Germany

Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Author

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Postwar Germany's T. S. Eliot

Military service: German Army (WWI)

Wife: (#1, d. 1914)

    University: University of Marburg
    University: Medicine, Kaiser Wilhelm Academy, Berlin

    Georg Büchner Prize 1951

Author of books:
Morgue und andere Gedichte (1912, poetry)
Fleisch (1917, poetry)
Statische Gedichte (1948, poetry)
Doppelleben (1950, memoir, "Double Life")
Primal Vision (1961, collection, translated to English)

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