Updated at December 8, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Volker Braun is best known as Poet who has born on May 07, 1939 in Dresden, Germany. Currently, Volker Braun is 83 years, 7 months and 1 days old. Volker Braun will celebrate 84th birthday on Sunday, 7th of May 2023. Below the countdown to Volker Braun upcoming birthday.
German poet, playwright and novelist who is remembered for works such as Die Kipper (1972) and Provokation fur mich (1965). He was the 1986 recipient of the Bremer Literature Prize.
He worked as a civil engineer before studying philosophy in Leipzig. He published his first plays and poems in the mid-1960s.
He was monitored closely by the German Stasi after he wrote about the evils of socialism and the possibility of reform.
He married Antonia Louise Chantler on August 19, 1989.
He and Lutz Rathenow are both renowned German playwrights.
Volker Braun is 83 years old today.
Volker Braun was born on May 07, 1939 in Dresden, Germany.
Volker Braun zodiac sign is Taurus.
Volker Braun was best known as Poet.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Volker Braun's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1954||Indochina War: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends in a French defeat and a Viet Minh victory (the battle began on March 13).|
|1960||Cold War: U-2 Crisis of 1960: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that his nation is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers.|
|1976||The Honda Accord is officially launched.|
|1986||Canadian Patrick Morrow becomes the first person to climb each of the Seven Summits.|
|1992||Michigan ratifies a 203-year-old proposed amendment to the United States Constitution making the 27th Amendment law. This amendment bars the U.S. Congress from giving itself a mid-term pay raise.|
|1992||Space Shuttle program: The Space Shuttle Endeavour is launched on its first mission, STS-49.|
|1992||Three employees at a McDonald's Restaurant in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, are brutally murdered and a fourth permanently disabled after a botched robbery. It is the first "fast-food murder" in Canada.|
|1994||Edvard Munch's painting The Scream is recovered undamaged after being stolen from the National Gallery of Norway in February.|
|1998||Mercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for US$40 billion USD and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history.|
|1999||Pope John Paul II travels to Romania, becoming the first pope to visit a predominantly Eastern Orthodox country since the Great Schism in 1054.|
|1999||Kosovo War: Three Chinese citizens are killed and 20 wounded when a NATO aircraft apparently inadvertently bombs the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, Serbia.|
|1999||In Guinea-Bissau, President João Bernardo Vieira is ousted in a military coup.|
|2000||Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as president of Russia.|
|2002||A China Northern Airlines MD-82 plunges into the Yellow Sea, killing 112 people.|
|2004||American businessman Nick Berg is beheaded by Islamic militants. The act is recorded on videotape and released on the Internet.|
|1985||The birth of Drew Neitzel, American basketball player|
|1986||The birth of Matt Helders, English drummer|
|1987||The birth of Asami Konno, Japanese singer|
|1987||The birth of Michael Maidens, English footballer (d. 2007)|
|1987||The birth of Jérémy Ménez, French footballer|
|1987||The birth of Mark Reynolds, Scottish footballer|
|1987||The birth of David Schlemko, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Eino Puri, Estonian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Sander Puri, Estonian footballer|
|1988||The birth of David Aleksander Sjølie, Norwegian guitarist|
|1989||The birth of Raina, South Korean singer, dancer, model and rapper|
|1992||The birth of Alexander Ludwig, Canadian actor|
|1995||The birth of Seko Fofana, French footballer|
|1997||The birth of Daria Kasatkina, Russian tennis player|
|1998||The birth of Jesse Puljujärvi, Finnish ice hockey player|
|2009||The death of David Mellor, English designer (b. 1930)|
|2009||The death of Danny Ozark, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1923)|
|2011||The death of Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (b. 1957)|
|2011||The death of Willard Boyle, Canadian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1924)|
|2011||The death of Big George, English songwriter, producer, and radio host (b. 1957)|
|2012||The death of Sammy Barr, Scottish trade union leader (b. 1931)|
|2012||The death of Ferenc Bartha, Hungarian economist and politician (b. 1943)|
|2012||The death of Dennis E. Fitch, American captain and pilot (b. 1942)|
|2013||The death of Ferruccio Mazzola, Italian footballer and manager (b. 1948)|
|2013||The death of George Sauer, Jr., American football player (b. 1943)|
|2014||The death of Neville McNamara, Australian air marshal (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Colin Pillinger, English astronomer, chemist, and academic (b. 1943)|
|2014||The death of Dick Welteroth, American baseball player (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Frank DiPascali, American businessman (b. 1956)|
|2015||The death of John Dixon, Australian-American author and illustrator (b. 1929)|
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