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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

Friedrich Nietzsche was raised having five women around him - his mother, grandmother, two aunts and a sister, all living together. His father, a Lutheran pastor, died when Nietzsche was 5 years old. After a Catholic school he studied music and Greco-Roman culture at the famous Schulpfora from 1858-1864, continued at the universities of Bonn, ... See full bio »

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 2007 Carbon Elvis
 2001 Thus Spake Zarathustra (book)
 1991 A Divina Comédia (extracts - as Nietzsche)
 1985 Die Nacht (text)
 1931 Der Weg nach Rio (novella)
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 2011 Dionysos, Szenen und Dithyramben - Eine Opernphantasie (TV Movie) (after: "Dionysos-Dithyramben")
 2003 Unsere Besten (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Wer ist der größte Deutsche? (2003) ... (uncredited)
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 1995 The Addiction (writer: "Eine Sylvesternacht" - as Friedrich Nietzshe)
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 1990 Continental (acknowledgment)
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Book: "Birth of Tragedy, and the Geneology of Morals" See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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He who considers more deeply knows that, whatever his acts and judgments may be, he is always wrong. See more »


Earned his doctorate in at the age of 24, without examination and became a professor of classical philology. See more »


Much misunderstood. See more »

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