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Franz Kafka


Nationality: German
Profession: Writer and Novelist
From: July 3, 1883 To June 3, 1924
Age: 41 Years

About Franz Kafka



A great German short story writer and a novelist who was best known because of his major figures in literature of 20-century Franz Kafka were born at 3 July 1883 at Prague, Bohemia.

Kafka’s best known works includes “Die Verwandlung” the “Der Process” and the “Das Schloss”. He was born in a middle class family of Jewish in Prague which is the capital city of kingdom of Bohemia. He gained training as a lawyer before completed his legal education and then he employed by an insurance company that is forcing him relegate writing to his spare time. Over the course of Kafka’s life he writes the hundreds of letters to his close friends and family including his father. He worked in insurance company but he was unhappy because of timings of his job it was long time period of the work. He was unhappy because he has not much time for writing. Kafka feared that people would find him physically and mentally repulsive. His first work was published in 1908 that was the eight stories which was appeared in the issue of literary journal under the title of the Betrachtung. He also wrote the story of Das Urteil. He was a great novelist his first novel is published in 1912 that’s first chapter was the story of Der Heizer that gave him great popularity in public in very short time he is also best known because of his abilities in quote writing and also books he writes the many meaningful quotes during his life time for his readers that is a great source of gaudiness and awareness for humanity. 
He said in his famous quote that: 
“By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired”
Kafka was fall in disease of laryngeal tuberculosis. This author was died on 3 June 1924 in Kierling, at the age of 40 years. He was novelist short story writer and an insurance officer by occupation he have the citizenship of Austria and Czechoslovakia.

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