Grass, Günter

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Grass, Günter Gender: M
born on 16 October 1927 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Danzig, Germany, 54n21, 18e3952
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Taeger/ PTA
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°48' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°05 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 08°23'

Günter Grass
photo: Florian K, license gfdl


German writer, a novelist, essayist, poet and playwright who designed and illustrated his own books. A member of the Hitler youth, he joined the military at 16 and was wounded, captured and entered in an American camp to 4/1945. He tried various jobs, went to art school and turned to poetry and writing. His first novel, "The Tin Drum," 1962 created a furor. His explorations of his country's tortuous century established him as one of the most esteemed voices of the postwar era. In October 1999, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

In advance of his memoir’s release, the noted German novelist confessed in an August 2006 interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper that he had never until now told the truth about his military service under the Nazi regime. He said that his autobiography, “Peeling the Onion,” reveals that he volunteered for service and was not unwillingly conscripted as a youth. His secret…”was a weight on me. My silence over all these years is one of the reasons I wrote the book. It had to come out finally."

He died on April 13, 2015 in the morning in Lübeck.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • compare to chart of Späth, Gerold (born 16 October 1939). Notes: Fan of his books


  • Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 20 April 1945 in Spremberg (battlefield injury)
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  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 8 May 1945 (Put into an American prison camp)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 24 September 1959 (His most important book "Die Blechtrommel)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2006 (Memoir)
  • Social : Secrets revealed 11 August 2006 (That he voluntarily served in the military with the Nazi regime)
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  • Death by Disease 13 April 2015 at 09:00 AM in Lübeck (He died "in the morning hours" as a result of an infection.)
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Source Notes

PTA quotes Mieczyslaw Abramowicz, Gdańsk by Gunter Grass: "Günther Wilhelm Graß was born on the sixteenth of October one thousand nine hundred and twenty-seven. (...) It was Sunday. I was born at five o'clock in the morning. When I was born, the sun rose at six and twenty-eight, "

Information provided by Mirosław Czylek.[1]

Hans Taeger has 7.00am "Personlichkeiten."


  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Concentration camp (German P.O.W.)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Illustrator)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Age 16)
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded (Captured)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection