Golo Mann


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Golo Mann (27 March 1909 – 7 April 1994), born Angelus Gottfried Thomas Mann, was a popular historian, essayist and writer. He was the third child of the novelist Thomas Mann and his wife Katia Mann.

Golo Mann originally a Bavarian German was Czechoslovakian from 1936 on, American 1943-1968, Swiss from 1968 on and additionally German since 1976. more »

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  • ''Closest to the truth are those who deal lightly with it because they know it is inexhaustible.''
    Golo Mann (b. 1909), German historian, son of Thomas Mann. Quoted in Marcel Reich-Ranicki, "Golo Mann: The Liberation of an Unloved One," Thomas Mann ...
  • ''It is not as easy to emigrate with steel mills as it is with the manuscript of a novel.''
    Golo Mann (b. 1909), German historian, son of Thomas Mann. Quoted in Marcel Reich-Ranicki, "Golo Mann: The Liberation of an Unloved One," Thomas Mann ...
  • ''Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.''
    Golo Mann (b. 1909), German historian, son of Thomas Mann. Quoted in Marcel Reich-Ranicki, "Golo Mann—The Liberation of an Unloved One," Thomas M...
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