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Egon Friedell

Egon Friedell (1878-1938) was a prominent Austrian philosopher, historian, journalist, actor, cabaret performer, and theater critic. He committed suicide on March 16, 1938 rather than be arrested by Nazi officials. He was author of From Dante to d'Annunzio, The Cultural History of Egypt's Land of the Ancient Orient, The Judas Tragedy, and Quarry: Miscellaneous Opinions and Quotations.