Thomas Mann
#229 Overall Influence

Thomas Mann

German novelist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate

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Paul Thomas Mann 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. His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized versions of German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Arthur Schopenhauer.

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Technical University of Munich
Technical University of Munich

Public research university in Germany

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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#86 World Rank
Literature