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Jünger
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1. Ernst

(Mar 29, 1895, Heidelberg – Feb 17, 1998, Riedlingen), author of literary diaries and essays, but also of novels and stories, one of the most important German writers in the 20th century. Jünger participated in World War I immediately after completing his schooling. In 1918, he was awarded the Order Pour le Mérite. From 1923 until 1926, he studied philosophy and zoology in Leipzig and Naples. Afterwards, he worked as a national revolutionary journalist; in the late 1920s, however, he wit…

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Figal, Günter, “Jünger”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_11058>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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