Gerhart Hauptmann (1862 - 1946)

Death: 6th June 1946
Kloster Cemetery, Kloster, Isle of Hiddensee, Germany
Cause of death: Bronchitis
Photo taken by: Fristu
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German dramatist. Awarded the 1912 Nobel Prize in Literature primarily in recognition of his fruitful, varied and outstanding production in the realm of dramatic art. He entered art school with the intention of becoming a sculptor, but in 1885 he married and settled in Berlin and devoted his life to literature.