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Walter Benjamin
Birth: Jul. 15, 1892
Death: Sep. 27, 1940

German Writer, Philosopher and Essayist. He was born in Berlin and died in Port-Bou (Spain). He committed suicide in Port Bou, while attempting to escape from the Nazis, when his party would be denied passage across the border to freedom. Among his works are "Origin of German Tragic Drama," "One Way Street," "Berlin Childhood around 1900" and "On the Concept of History." The exact location of his body is unknown. There is a plaque in remembrance of him. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Cementiri de Port Bou *
Girona
Provincia de Girona
Cataluna, Spain
*Memorial Site [?]
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jun 23, 2005
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Walter Benjamin
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014
Remembering you today, Walter...
- Mary
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
Now you are free...
- Jatulah
 Added: Sep. 14, 2013
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