Kraus, Karl

(1874-1936)
   Austrian satirist and poet. He was born in a provincial Bohemian town; when he was three his family moved to Vienna. He studied law at the University of Vienna and began writing at the age of 18. He founded a satirical magazine Die Fackel. In 1921 he converted to Roman Catholicism. He wrote plays and lyric poetry which was collected in nine volumes.

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  • KRAUS, KARL — (1874–1936), Austrian satirist and poet. Born in Bohemia as the last of nine children to Jacob Kraus, a paper manufacturer, and his wife Ernestine née Kantor, Kraus was one of the greatest stylists in the German language and a vitriolic critic of …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kraus, Karl — born April 28, 1874, Gitschin, Bohemia died June 12, 1936, Vienna, Austria Austrian journalist, critic, playwright, and poet. In 1899 he founded Die Fackel, a literary and political review, and by 1911 he had become its sole author; he continued… …   Universalium

  • Kraus, Karl — (1874–1936)    Like so many leading intellectuals in fin de siècle Vienna, Kraus was not a native of the city, but he was raised there. Born in Bohemia of Jewish extraction, he was baptized a Catholic and remained in the church until 1923. Though …   Historical dictionary of Austria

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