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Arthur Koestler

Born in Budapest in 1905, educated in Vienna, Arthur Koestler immersed himself in the major ideological and social conflicts of his time. A communist during the 1930s, and visitor for a time in the Soviet Union, he became disillusioned with the Party and left it in 1938. Later that year in Spain, he was captured by the Fascist forces under Franco, and sentenced to death. Released through the last-minute intervention of the British government, he went to France where, the following year, he...See more

Personality Profile For Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler

The following is a personality profile of Arthur Koestler based on his work.

Arthur Koestler is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.

He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Arthur Koestler is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.

He is relatively unconcerned with both tradition and taking pleasure in life. He cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. And he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.


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