This Day in Jewish History 1894: A Journalist Who Loved the Austro-Hungarian Empire Is Born

Banned at home in Germany, Joseph Roth fled to Paris, wrote prodigiously and dreamed of reviving the Austrian monarchy.

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September 2, 1894, is the birthdate of Jewish-Austrian journalist and novelist Joseph Roth, who never got over the fall of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Following his death on the eve of World War II, Roth was...