Thomas Mann’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 6, 1875

Death Date

Aug 12, 1955

Age of Death

80 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Aug 12, 1955



The novelist Thomas Mann died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

German author of The Magic Mountain and Death in Venice. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929 and is recognized for his skill in incorporating symbolism, irony, psychology, and philosophy into his novels and novellas.

He was born in Lubeck, Germany to Thomas Johann Heinrich Mann and Julia da Silva Bruhns. Despite his homosexual inclinations, Mann married Katia Pringsheim in 1905, and the couple had six children.



“War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.” (Thomas Mann)


“A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” (Thomas Mann)


“Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.” (Thomas Mann)


“It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.” (Thomas Mann)


“Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.” (Thomas Mann)