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Durrenmatt, Friedrich (Friedrich Duerrenmatt)

Born: 1921 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Dramatist


1921 - Born in Konolfingen in the Emmental in the canton of Bern on the 5th of January.

1941 - Dürrenmatt began a study of philosophy and German language and literature at the University of Zurich.

1943 - He decided to become an author and stopped his academic career.

1945 - He wrote his first play Es steht geschrieben.

1946 - On the 11th of October, he married the actress Lotti Geissler.

1962 - Wrote play "The Physicists".

1969 - He traveled in the USA.

1976 - He created illustrations for some of his own works, and his drawings were exhibited in Neuenburg.

1990 - Died on the 14th of December in Neuchâtel.



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