Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus

Born: April 28, 1874

Died: June 12, 1936

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Karl Kraus was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is regarded as one of the foremost German-language satirists of the 20th century, especially for his witty criticism of the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics.

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Source/Notes: Half-truths & one-and-a-half truths: selected aphorisms (1976 edition)

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