Hans Fallada

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Hans Fallada

Hans Fallada, born as Rudolf Wilhelm Friedrich Ditzen, (July 21, 1893 in Greifswald - February 5, 1947 in Berlin) was a German writer and politician.

Famous works from him are Kleiner Mann - was nun? (Little Man, What Now?), Jeder stirbt für sich allein (Every man dies alone), Wolf unter Wölfen (Wolf Among Wolves) and Der Alpdruck (Nightmare in Berlin).

In 1945 (after the Surrender of Germany) he was mayor of the village of Feldberg in the south of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

He was also a beekeeper.

He had 3 children. The name of his first wife was Anna Ditzen, while the name of his second wife was Ulla Losch.

There is a Hans-Fallada-Haus in the village of Carwitz.