Karel Klostermann, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Karel Klostermann

Czech writer

Date of Birth: 13-Feb-1848

Place of Birth: Haag am Hausruck, Upper Austria, Austria

Date of Death: 17-Jul-1923

Profession: writer

Nationality: Austria, Czech Republic

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Karel Klostermann

  • Kar(e)l Faustin Klostermann (February 13, 1848, in Haag am Hausruck, Upper Austria, Austrian Empire – July 17, 1923, in Šteken, Czechoslovakia) was a Czech and Austrian writer.
  • He wrote under the alias Faustin. From 1857 to 1865 he went to school in Písek, a town in the South Bohemian Region of what is now the Czech Republic.
  • He studied medicine until 1869 in Vienna, and was later active as a teacher of German and French at the German high school in Plzen.
  • He first wrote his works in German; later he turned to the Czech language and wrote novellas about the inhabitants of the middle Bohemian Forest (Czech: Šumava, German: Böhmerwald).
  • This can be found in the collection V srdci šumavských hvozdu ("In the heart of the Šumava").
  • Some of his novellas are set in and around the town of Kašperské Hory. Some of his more popular works include The son of the free judge and Fist in stories.

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