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Benjamin, Walter (1892-1940) Germany
Came to Switzerland as a political refugee after the fall of the Weimar Republic in Germany. He later moved to Spain where he committed suicide.

Kesten, Hermann (1900-1996) Germany
The writer fled Nazi Germany in 1933 and never returned. He found a safe haven in Switzerland in the city of Basel, which has borders with Germany and


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