• Roth, Joseph

    Biographical details: 2 September 1894 in Brody, Austria-Hungary (now: Ukraine) – 27 May 1939 in Paris, France
    Occupation: Writer, journalist
    Exile: 1933 France
    Joseph Roth left Germany on the day on which Hitler was appointed chancellor. He continued his journalistic campaign against Nazism while in exile in Paris. Roth remained productive as a writer, his works were published e.g. by the German-speaking exile publishing houses Querido and Allert de Lange. Nevertheless, he was dependent on financial support. Roth died in a poor-law infirmary in Paris.