Koeppen, Wolfgang

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Koeppen, Wolfgang Gender: M
Wolfgang Arthur Reinhold Koeppen
born on 23 June 1906 at 20:30 (= 8:30 PM )
Place Greifswald, Germany, 54n05, 13e23
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 01°23' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 22°07 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 00°08'


German novelist and one of the best known German authors of the post-war period. Between 1962 and 1987, Koeppen received numerous literary prizes in the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1962 he was awarded the Georg Büchner Prize. He died on March 15, 1996.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth record quoted in "Nach der Heimat gefragt ..." by Hans-Fallada-Verein Greifswald (Schelzky & Jeep, 1995), p. 46: "Weiter hielt der Standesbeamte in preußisch korrekter Manier fest, daß »am 23. Juni 1906 nachmittags um achteinhalb Uhr ein Knabe geboren worden sei und daß das Kind die Vornamen Wolfgang Arthur Reinhold erhalten habe«."

Abridged translation: born on June 23, 1906 in the afternoon at eight-thirty with the names Wolfgang Arthur Reinhold."


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)