Born: May 27, 1884 AD
Died: 1968 AD, at 84 years of age.
1884 - Born in Prague on the 27th of May.
1902 - Brod first met Kafka on the 23rd of October, when both were students at the Charles University.
1908 - His first novel and fourth book overall, Schloß Nornepygge, published when he was only 24, was celebrated in Berlin literary circles as a masterpiece of expressionism.
1912 - He was a pronounced Zionist.
1913 - Together with Weltsch, he published the work Anschauung und Begriff which made him more famous in Berlin and also in Leipzig, where their publisher Kurt Wolff worked.
1918 - He briefly served as vice-president of the Jüdischer Nationalrat.
1924 - He worked as a critic for the Prager Tagblatt.
- Brod was the administrator of the estate and preserved his unpublished works from incineration despite what was stipulated in the will.
- He translated some of Leoš Janá
ek's operas into German.
1939 - Brod and his wife Elsa Taussig emigrated to what was then the Palestine.
1961 - He authored a study of Gustav Mahler, Beispiel einer Deutsch-Jüdischen Symbiose.
1968 - Died on the 20th of December in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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