Date of Arrival : 15 July 1892 AD
Date of Departure : 27 September 1940 AD
Cause of death : Suicide
Place of Death :Portbou, Catalonia, Spain
Resting place : Berlin, German Empire
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Ethnicity : German
Alma mater/Profession : University of Berne, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Humboldt University of Berlin.
Political movement : None
Religion : Jewish
Spouse(s) : Dora Sophie Pollak
Children : Stefan Rafael
Parents :Father:Emil Benjamin Mother:Pauline Schönflies
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Walter Benjamin was a German philosopher, literary critic, essayist, writer and social critic. He made a significant contribution to the aesthetic theory and Western Marxism.