Erich Maria Remarque
➢ Erich Maria Remarque was born 22 June 1898.
➢ Died in 25 September 1970 at an age 72
➢ Was a German author
➢ Was born in a poor family
➢ Was born in the city Osnabruck of Germany
➢ Remarque was enlisted into the army at the age of 18
➢ On July 31 he was wounded by shrapnel in the left leg, right arm, and net. He was then hospitalized for the rest of the war.
➢ After the war Remarque continued his teacher training.
➢ On November 20 1920 he applied to leave of absence from teaching which ended his teaching career.
➢ Some other jobs Remarque worked as a librarian, businessman, teacher, journalist, and an editor.
➢ His first paid writing job was as a technical writer.
➢ At age of 16 Remarque attempts to write, essays, poems, and the beginning of a novel.
➢ Remarque changed his middle name in memory of his mother.
➢ He also changed his name to how it used to be so he could separate himself from his old novel “Die Traumbude”
➢ The only son among Peter Franz Remark and Anna Maria Remark's three children.
➢ Moved at least 11 times when he was a child.
➢ As a child Remarque was good at playing the piano.
➢ Remarque often got into scrapes with school teachers.
➢ Remarque gave piano lessons to young girls.
➢ he collected butterflies, stones, and stamps
➢ joined a gymnastics
➢ Performed magic tricks.
➢ A new life and citizenship awaited Remarque in America.
➢ Joseph Goebbels banned and publicly burned Remarque's works.
➢ Remarque finally left Germany to live in Switzerland.
➢ Remarque was first married to actress Jutta Zambona. In 1925
➢ In 1930 after 5 years they divorced.
➢ But left together to Porto Ronco with Remarque after Nazi took over Germany
➢ In May 1933 His best-selling book “All Quiet on the western front” was burned....