Hermann Kant was born on June 14, 1926, in Hamburg, Germany the son of a factory worker and a gardener born into poverty. His younger brother, Uwe Kant, became a well-known children's author. Because of the impending bombing of Hamburg during the Second World War, the family moved to Parchim in 1940, where his paternal grandfather lived as a master potter. After passing elementary school he began an electrician apprenticeship in Parchim, which he completed in 1944. On December 8, 1944, he was drafted into the German Military. He became a Polish POW, was held in Warsaw's Mokotów Prison and later was transferred to a labor camp, which was located on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. He was the co-founder of the antifascist committee and teacher at the Antifa Central School. During this t

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  • Hermann Kant (* 14. Juni 1926 in Hamburg; † 14. August 2016 in Neustrelitz) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller. Kant gilt als einer der bekanntesten und bedeutendsten Schriftsteller der DDR. Seine Bücher wurden in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und erzielten in der DDR hohe Auflagen. Als sein Hauptwerk gilt das Buch Die Aula. Kant hatte eine Reihe hohe Funktionen in der DDR inne. So war er von 1986 bis 1989 Mitglied des ZK der SED. (de)
  • Hermann Kant was born on June 14, 1926, in Hamburg, Germany the son of a factory worker and a gardener born into poverty. His younger brother, Uwe Kant, became a well-known children's author. Because of the impending bombing of Hamburg during the Second World War, the family moved to Parchim in 1940, where his paternal grandfather lived as a master potter. After passing elementary school he began an electrician apprenticeship in Parchim, which he completed in 1944. On December 8, 1944, he was drafted into the German Military. He became a Polish POW, was held in Warsaw's Mokotów Prison and later was transferred to a labor camp, which was located on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. He was the co-founder of the antifascist committee and teacher at the Antifa Central School. During this time he met the writer Anna Seghers, who would have a lasting impression on him. After being released as a prisoner of war in 1949, he moved to East Germany and joined the Socialist Unity Party of Germany. Kant finished High School in 1952 at the Workers' and Peasants Faculty in Greifswald. From 1952 to 1956 he studied German literature at the Humboldt University of Berlin . His thesis was entitled "The representation of the ideological-political structure of the German fascist army in Pliviers novel Stalingrad." After graduating he worked until 1957 as a research assistant at the University and was also the editor of the student magazine, Tua res, from 1957 to 1959. In 1960, Kant became a freelance writer and member of the Writers' Union of East Germany. (en)
  • Hermann Kant (Hamburgo, 14 de junio de 1926-Neustrelitz, 14 de agosto de 2016) fue un escritor alemán. (es)
  • Hermann Kant est un auteur allemand, né le 14 juin 1926 à Hambourg et mort le 14 août 2016 à Neustrelitz. (fr)
  • Hermann Kant (ur. 14 czerwca 1926 w Hamburgu, zm. 14 sierpnia 2016 w Neustrelitz) – niemiecki pisarz. (pl)
  • Hermann Kant (Hamburg, 14 juni 1926 – Neustrelitz, 14 augustus 2016) was een Duits schrijver. (nl)
  • Hermann Kant (Hamburgo, 14 de junho de 1926 – Neustrelitz, 14 de agosto de 2016) foi um escritor alemão nascido em Hamburgo, conhecido por seus escritos durante o tempo da Alemanha Oriental. Ele ganhou o Prêmio Heinrich Mann em 1967. Morreu em 14 de agosto de 2016, aos 90 anos. (pt)
  • Герман Кант (нем. Hermann Kant, 14 июня 1926, Гамбург, Германия — 14 августа 2016, Нойштрелиц, Мекленбург-Штрелиц, Мекленбург — Передняя Померания, Германия) — немецкий писатель. (ru)
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  • Hermann Kant (* 14. Juni 1926 in Hamburg; † 14. August 2016 in Neustrelitz) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller. Kant gilt als einer der bekanntesten und bedeutendsten Schriftsteller der DDR. Seine Bücher wurden in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und erzielten in der DDR hohe Auflagen. Als sein Hauptwerk gilt das Buch Die Aula. Kant hatte eine Reihe hohe Funktionen in der DDR inne. So war er von 1986 bis 1989 Mitglied des ZK der SED. (de)
  • Hermann Kant (Hamburgo, 14 de junio de 1926-Neustrelitz, 14 de agosto de 2016) fue un escritor alemán. (es)
  • Hermann Kant est un auteur allemand, né le 14 juin 1926 à Hambourg et mort le 14 août 2016 à Neustrelitz. (fr)
  • Hermann Kant (ur. 14 czerwca 1926 w Hamburgu, zm. 14 sierpnia 2016 w Neustrelitz) – niemiecki pisarz. (pl)
  • Hermann Kant (Hamburg, 14 juni 1926 – Neustrelitz, 14 augustus 2016) was een Duits schrijver. (nl)
  • Hermann Kant (Hamburgo, 14 de junho de 1926 – Neustrelitz, 14 de agosto de 2016) foi um escritor alemão nascido em Hamburgo, conhecido por seus escritos durante o tempo da Alemanha Oriental. Ele ganhou o Prêmio Heinrich Mann em 1967. Morreu em 14 de agosto de 2016, aos 90 anos. (pt)
  • Герман Кант (нем. Hermann Kant, 14 июня 1926, Гамбург, Германия — 14 августа 2016, Нойштрелиц, Мекленбург-Штрелиц, Мекленбург — Передняя Померания, Германия) — немецкий писатель. (ru)
  • Hermann Kant was born on June 14, 1926, in Hamburg, Germany the son of a factory worker and a gardener born into poverty. His younger brother, Uwe Kant, became a well-known children's author. Because of the impending bombing of Hamburg during the Second World War, the family moved to Parchim in 1940, where his paternal grandfather lived as a master potter. After passing elementary school he began an electrician apprenticeship in Parchim, which he completed in 1944. On December 8, 1944, he was drafted into the German Military. He became a Polish POW, was held in Warsaw's Mokotów Prison and later was transferred to a labor camp, which was located on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. He was the co-founder of the antifascist committee and teacher at the Antifa Central School. During this t (en)
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