Buddenbrooks Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Thomas Buddenbrook - This character has great business, social and political ambitions but finds himself unhappy until he discovers the philosophy of Schopenhauer.

Tony (Antonie) Buddenbrook - This character enjoys a spoiled childhood and has two failed marriages.

Johann Buddenbrook (the Elder) - This character buys a home on Meng Strasse after the previous owner suffered great financial losses in his business.

Madame (Antoinette) Buddenbrooks - This character's marriage is one of convenience, but she learns to love her husband.

Johann Buddenbrook (younger) - This character is the Consul to Amsterdam and ends up taking over his father's firm. He is very religious, a trait his children never pick up on.

Elisabeth nee Kroger Buddenbrook - This character outlives her husband to see the eventually decline of her family while suffering a long and painful death.

Christian Buddenbrook - This character is more concerned with the theater...

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