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Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen

Born: c. 1621
Birthplace: Gelnhausen, Hesse, Germany
Died: 17-Aug-1676
Location of death: Renchen, Baden, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Simplicius Simplicissimus

Military service: Hessian Army (1635-48)

Father: (innkeeper)
Wife: Katharina Henninger (m. 1649)

    German Mayor Renchen, Baden
    Kidnapped by Hessians (1635)
    Converted to Catholicism formerly Protestant

Author of books:
Historie vom keuschen Joseph (1667, novel)
Der abenteuerliche Simplicissimus Teutsch (1668, novel)
Lebensbeschreibung der Ertzbetrügerin und Landstörtzerin Courasche (1670)
Dietwald und Amelinde (1670, novel)
Proximus und Lympida (1672, novel)


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