Nelly Sachs Rank
About Nelly Sachs
Nelly Sachs was a German-Swedish playwright and poet whose works were mostly focused on the plights of the Jewish, particularly during the N*zi era. She published her first book, “Legenden und Erzählungen (Legends and Tales)”, in 1921.
She grew up in a wealthy family which was run by her dad, Georg W. Sachs and his wife, Margarete. She was also very close to a fellow poet by the name of Paul Celan.
She had an illustrious writing career which was highlighted by being the recipient of the 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature.
A German-based literary award, Nelly Sachs Prize, was named in her honor, and was the first recipient of it in 1961.
She was home-schooled as a child.
She never married.
Nelly and her mother migrated to Sweden to avoid Nazi persecution, in 1940.
She was interned in a mental institution after her mother’s death. And whereas she was eventually released, she dealt with issues such as paranoia throughout her life.
Upon her death, her belongings were donated to the National Library of Sweden.
Nelly Sachs Rank
Nelly Sachs' Popularity
Nelly Sachs was a famous German poet, who was born on December 10, 1891. As a person born on this date, Nelly Sachs is listed in our database as the 67th most popular celebrity for the day (December 10) and the 51st most popular for the year (1891).
People born on December 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Nelly Sachs is the 2176th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Nelly Sachs' birthday, Nelly Sachs is the 624th most famous German.
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