- Category : Writers-Playwright-script
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (8,10,21,34)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Dedication 2
German dramatist, playwright, novelist and poet, one of the most important and prolific German writers of his time. The son of a hotelkeeper, he studied art in Breslau, Jena and Rome. After making a wealthy marriage in 1885, he wrote for theatre, achieving success in 1889 and some of his plays are still performed. Internationally famous and recipient of numerous awards, Hauptmann received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1912. His other works included tragedies, comedies, a travel book, novels and noted epic poems. After the 1920s his work declined in quality and popularity and politically he shifted from Social-Democrat to serving in the Nazi Regime under Hitler.
Hauptmann died in Agnetendorf, Germany 6/06/1946.