Nițchidorf - The village of Herta Müller


Nițchidorf, Romania


Niţchidorf is a village located in the southern part of Timiş County, 30 km from Timişoara.

The name of the settlement comes from its founder, Count Kristóf Niczky, the first building here being mentioned in 1784.

The village was inhabited by German-speaking and Banat Swabians, who left Romania in the 1980s.

Niţchidorf became known throughout the world in 2009: Herta Müller, a German-language writer, born in Niţchidorf on August 17, 1953, won the Nobel Prize for Literature!

At the village school, there are kept the school documents of Herta Muller, 1968 graduate.

Photo source:țchidorf-Nitzkydorf-844682605582182/

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