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Summary Bibliography: Jakob van Hoddis

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  • Author: Jakob van Hoddis Author Record # 368337
  • Legal Name: Davidsohn, Hans
  • Birthplace: Berlin, Province of Brandenburg, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
  • Birthdate: 16 May 1887
  • Deathdate: 1942
  • Language: German
  • Webpages: German National Library, Wikipedia-DE, Wikipedia-EN
  • Note: Poet who studied architecture and classical philology. He fell gradually to mental illness after 1912 (likely triggered by the death of his friend Georg Heym and an unanswered love interest). On 30 April 1942 he was transported to the Sobib√≥r extermination camp in Poland via Krasnystaw. The exact date of van Hoddis' death remains unknown.
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