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Alfred Döblin

Born: 10-Aug-1878
Birthplace: Stettin, Germany
Died: 26-Jun-1957
Location of death: Emmendingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Berlin Alexanderplatz

Military service: German Army (WWI)

Father: Max Döblin (merchant/tailor, abandoned family)
Mother: Sophie Freudenheim
Brother: Hugo Döblin (actor, b. 29-Oct-1876, d. 4-Nov-1960)
Wife: Erna Reiss (m. 1912, four children)

    University: University of Berlin
    Medical School: MD, University of Freiburg (1905)

    Converted to Catholicism 1941 (from Judaism)
    Jewish Ancestry

Author of books:
Die drei Spünge des Wan-Lun (1915, novel)
Die Ermordung einer Butterblume (1913, short stories)
Wadzeks Kampf mit der Dampfturbine (1918, novel)
Wallenstein (1920, novel)
Berge, Meere un Giganten (1924, novel)
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929, novel)
Das Land ohne Tod (1937-38, novel)
November 1918 (1950, novel)
Hamlet (1956, novel)

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