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Friedrich Dürrenmatt(1921–1990)

Friedrich Dürrenmatt was a Swiss writer and playwright whose novel “The Judge and His Executioner” (1950) and the plays “The Visit of the Old Lady” (1956) and “The Physicists” (1962) are contemporary classics. He was born on January 5, 1921 in Konolfingen, Switzerland and died on December 14, 1990 at the age of 69 in Neuchâtel.

Bertolt Brecht(1898–1956)

Bertolt Brecht (Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht) was an important German playwright and lyric poet of the 20th century who was known throughout the world their children "(1939) and" Leben des Galilei "(1943) founded the" epic theater ". He was born on February 10, 1898 in Augsburg and died on August 14, 1956 at the age of 58 in Berlin.

Agatha Christie(1890–1976)

Dame Agatha Christie (Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie) was a British writer who sold four billion copies of her crime novels such as "Murder on the Orient Express" (1934 with "Hercule Poirot") and "4:50 PM from Paddington" (1957 with "Miss Marple") is considered the most successful book author of all time and "Queen of Crime". She was born on September 15, 1890 in Torquay, Devon, England and died on January 12, 1976 at the age of 85 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

Oscar Wilde(1854–1900)

Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde) was an important Irish writer whose most famous works include his first short story "The Canterville Ghost" (1887), his only novel "The Portrait of Dorian Gray" (1890) and comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1895) count. He was born in Dublin, Ireland on October 16, 1854 and died in Paris on November 30, 1900 at the age of 46.

Richard Wagner(1813–1883)

Richard Wagner (Wilhelm Richard Wagner) was an important German composer, playwright and theater director, who worked for operas such as “Der Fliegende Holländer” (1843), “Die Meistersinger” (1868), “Der Ring des Nibelungen” (1876) and “Parsifal ”(1882) is known, designed the Festspielhaus in Bayreuth and initiated the festival there. He was born on May 22, 1813 in Leipzig and died on February 13, 1883 at the age of 69 in Venice, Italy.

Heinrich von Kleist(1777–1811)

Heinrich von Kleist (Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist) was a German playwright, storyteller, poet and publicist (including "Amphitryon" 1807, "The Earthquake in Chili" 1807, "The Marquise von O. ..." 1808, "Michael Kohlhaas" 1810) , "The Broken Jug" 1811). He was born on October 18, 1777 in Frankfurt (Oder) in Mark Brandenburg, HRR (now Germany) and died on November 21, 1811 at the age of 34 in Berlin (on the Kleiner Wannsee).

Friedrich Schiller(1759–1805)

Friedrich Schiller (Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller) was an important German poet, philosopher and historian (including "The Robbers" 1781, "Cabal and Love" 1783, "Ode to Joy" 1786, "The Criminal From Lost Honor" 1786, "Don Karlos" 1787, "Die Bürgschaft" 1798, "Wallenstein" 1799, "Maria Stuart" 1800, "Wilhelm Tell" 1803/1804). He was born on November 10, 1759 in Marbach am Neckar in the Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) and died on May 9, 1805 at the age of 45 in Weimar.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe(1749–1832)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a famous German poet and writer who, as a representative of the Sturm und Drang and Weimar Classics, wrote works such as "Götz von Berlichingen" (1773), "The Sorrows of Young Werther" (1774) and "Faust" (1806 / 1832) and made a name for himself as a scientist and politician. He was born on August 28, 1749 in Frankfurt am Main in the Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) and died on March 22, 1832 at the age of 82 in Weimar.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing(1729–1781)

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing was a German poet and playwright who was one of the most important figures in the German Enlightenment with works such as "Miss Sara Sampson" (1752), "Minna von Barnhelm" (1767), "Emilia Galotti" (1772) and "Nathan der Weise “(1779) had a lasting influence on German literature. He was born on January 22, 1729 in Kamenz in the Electorate of Saxony, HRR (now Germany) and died on February 15, 1781 at the age of 52 in Braunschweig in the Duchy of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, HRR (now Germany).

William Shakespeare(1564–1616)

William Shakespeare was probably the most important and famous English playwright and poet, from whose work in particular plays such as "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1595), "Romeo and Juliet" (1597), "King Lear" (1607), "Hamlet" (1602) , “Othello” (1622) and “Macbeth” (1623) are still popular with the public today. He was born on April 23, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in England and died there on May 3, 1616 at the age of 52.

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