Erich Kästner (1899-1974)

Death: 29th July 1974
Location: Friedhof Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany
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German author and screenwriter who is remembered for his humorous and perceptive children's literature. His best known childrens book, Emil und die Detektive / Emil and the Detectives was published in 1928. It has sold two million copies in Germany and has been translated into 59 languages.