Heinrich Böll

About Heinrich Böll

Birth Day: December 21, 1917
Birth Place: Cologne, Germany
Died On: Jul 16, 1985 (age 67)
Birth Sign: Sagittarius

Heinrich Böll Net Worth

Heinrich Böll was bornon December 21, 1917 in Cologne, Germany. Acclaimed German author whose most famous works include Billiards at Half-past Nine, The Bread of Those Early Years, Group Portrait with Lady, and The Safety Net. He was the 1972 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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💰 Net worth: 5 Million

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About

Acclaimed German author whose most famous works include Billiards at Half-past Nine, The Bread of Those Early Years, Group Portrait with Lady, and The Safety Net. He was the 1972 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Before Fame

He grew up in Germany and was forced into the Wehrmacht despite having earlier declined the opportunity to join the Hitler Youth. He published his first novel, The Train was on Time, in 1949.

Trivia

His works have been translated into thirty languages.

Family Life

He was born into a German Catholic family that opposed Nazism. He studied German at the University of Cologne.

Associated With

He gave refuge to fellow author and Nobel Prize-winner, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, when Solzhenitsyn was exiled from Russia.