born: Sept. 10, 1890, Prague
died: Aug. 26, 1945, Hollywood
German writer, an Expressionist poet, playwright, and novelist. As a consequence of his experiences with Nazism, he supported human brotherhood and religious faith.

his most important writings:

  • Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh
    (The Forty Days of Musa Dagh)
  • Stern der Ungeborenen
    (Star of The Unborn)