- NAME: Hannah Arendt
- OCCUPATION: Philosopher, Academic Author
- BIRTH DATE: October 14, 1906
- DEATH DATE: December 04, 1975
- EDUCATION: University of Marburg, University of Freiburg, University of Heidelburg
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Hanover, Germany
- PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
- Full Name: Johanna Arendt
- AKA: Hannah Arendt
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Hannah Arendt gained much attention for her writings on totalitarianism and Jewish affairs after World War II.
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She wouldn't live to complete the trilogy.
Arendt died of heart failure on December 4, 1975, in New York City. She was laid to rest on the campus of Bard College, in Annadale-on-Hudson, New York, where her husband had taught philosophy for many years (he had died in 1970). Much of Arendt's collection of books and papers are now stored at the college, which continues to run the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities in her honor.
Arendt's life was the subject of a German film, Hannah Arendt, written and directed by Margarthe von Trotta. Barbara Sukowa plays Arendt and Janet McTeer co-stars as Arendt's longtime friend, writer Mary McCarthy, in the biographical film.
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