Mori Ōgai, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Mori Ōgai

Japanese general and novelist

Date of Birth: 17-Feb-1862

Place of Birth: Tsuwano, Shimane Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 08-Jul-1922

Profession: physician, military personnel, poet, playwright, translator, physician writer, literary critic, novelist, linguist

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Mori Ōgai

  • Lieutenant-General Mori Rintaro (????, February 17, 1862 – July 8, 1922), known by his pen name Mori Ogai (???), was a Japanese Army Surgeon general officer, translator, novelist, poet and father of famed author Mari Mori.
  • He obtained his medical license at a very young age and introduced translated German literary works to the Japanese public.
  • Mori Ogai also was considered the first to successfully express the art of western poetry in Japanese.
  • He wrote many works and created many writing styles.
  • The Wild Geese (1911–13) is considered his major work.
  • After his death, he was considered one of the leading writers who modernized Japanese literature.

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