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Gottfried Benn (2 May 1886 Putlitz, Brandenburg – 7 July 1956 West Berlin ) was a German essayist, novelist, and expressionist poet. A doctor of medicine, he initially welcomed but soon thereafter criticized the National Socialist regime.

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