Weber, Batty

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Name
Weber, Batty Gender: M
Jean-Baptiste Weber
born on 25 November 1860 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Rumelange, Luxembourg, 49n28, 6e02
Timezone LMT m6e02 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 03°55' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°21 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 20°29'



Batty Weber
photo: The original uploader was Pelletier at Luxembourgish Wikipedia, license gfdl

Biography

Luxembourgian writer, who was one of his country's most influential journalists, poets and fiction writers, having contributed much to the development of Luxembourg's national identity. His style is characterized by his sense of humour and skillful use of irony.

One of Weber's most important contributions to Luxembourg's identity was his "Abreisskalender", a daily column he contributed from 1913 to 1940 to the Luxembuger Zeitung, commenting on items of local cultural interest.

Batty Weber died in Luxembourg City on 14 December 1940, aged 80. Since 1987, the Batty Weber Prize, Luxembourg's national literary prize, has been awarded to a Luxembourg writer for his or her entire literary work.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Blanc, Pierre (1872) (born 6 June 1872). Notes: Founding members of CAL
  • associate relationship with Engels, Michel (born 8 July 1851). Notes: Founding members of CAL
  • associate relationship with Liez, Nicolas (born 14 October 1809). Notes: Founding members of CAL

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate (acte n° 53) provided by Sy Scholfield.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor (Irony)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession