Theodor Fontane

Theodor Fontane bio

Birth Name: Theodor Fontane

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: December 30, 1819

Date Of Death: September 20, 1898

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Theodor Fontane was born on the 30th of December, 1819. He was popular for being a Novelist. A German-born author and poet of the Nineteenth Century, he is remembered for Effi Briest and other works of literary realism. He also wrote several works on the topic of Great Britain, including Ein Sommer in London and Aus England, Studien und Briefe.

Theodor Fontane was born in Germany. The son of a German apothecary, he was born near Berlin. He joined the Prussian Army in the mid-1840s and later relocated to London, England, where he pursued a career as a journalist. His long-lasting career as a theatrical critic began in 1870.

Theodor Fontane was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Theodor Fontane 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".


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

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Personal Life

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Theodor Fontane was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Theodor Fontane
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Theodor Fontane was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Theodor Fontane was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Theodor Fontane had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Theodor Fontane’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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