Franz Kafka bio

Birth Name: Franz Kafka

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Prague

Date Of Birth: July 3, 1883

Date Of Death: June 3, 1924

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Czech

Franz Kafka was born on the 3rd of July, 1883. He was best known for being a Novelist. Czech modernist author of the famous novella, The Metamorphosis, in which a businessman awakes to find that he has become a giant dung beetle. Kafka’s other major works include The Judgment, Contemplation, and Letters to Felice.

Franz Kafka was born in Prague. He studied law at the German Charles-Ferdinand University of Prague. Afterwards, he worked for the Assicurazioni Generali, an Italian insurance company, but was unhappy because his long work hours left little time for his writing. His novels, The Trial and The Castle, were never printed during his lifetime, and, at the time of his death, he asked for them to be burned; however, the books survived and are now considered major works of the twentieth century.

Franz Kafka was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Franz Kafka was born in 1880s.

Franz Kafka is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Franz’s Franz Kafka attended Charles-Ferdinand University.


Franz Kafka’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Franz Kafka’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Franz Kafka kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Franz Kafka was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Franz Kafka
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Franz Kafka was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Franz Kafka was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Franz Kafka had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Franz Kafka’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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