I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1933-1941 Characters & Character Analysis

Victor Klemperer
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Victor Klemperer was born 1881 in Poland and died 1960 in Dresden. He moved to Berlin in 1890 with his family and attended French grammar school. From 1887 to 1890, he worked as a commercial apprentice for the business of Ltzwenstein & Hecht, in Berlin. From 1902 to 1905, he studied philosophy and philology in Munich, Geneva, Paris, and Berlin. From 1905 to 1912, he worked as a journalist and writer in Berlin. From 1913 to 1914, he qualified as a university professor under the direction of Karl Vossler. During World War I, Klemperer was a volunteer and served with the Field Artillery on the Western Front, and was subsequently attached to the Censorship Section of Supreme Command in Lithuania and then Leipzig. He was decorated for his military service. From 1919 to 1935, he worked as a college professor at various institutions. By 1933, he had published an impressive list of academic books and articles. Nevertheless, he was forcibly...

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