Otto Weininger, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Otto Weininger

austrian philosopher and writer

Date of Birth: 03-Apr-1880

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 04-Oct-1903

Profession: writer, psychologist, philosopher

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Otto Weininger

  • Otto Weininger (German: ['va?n???]; 3 April 1880 – 4 October 1903) was an Austrian philosopher who lived in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • In 1903, he published the book Geschlecht und Charakter (Sex and Character), which gained popularity after his suicide at the age of 23.
  • Parts of his work were adapted for use by the Nazi regime (while at the same time denouncing him).
  • Weininger was a large influence on Ludwig Wittgenstein, August Strindberg, and relatively on James Joyce.

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