His friendship with Peter Altenberg began about this time. To the numerous enemies he made due to the inflexibility and intensity of his partisanship however he was a bitter misanthrope and poor would-be (Alfred Kerr). Person
Karl Kraus was a subject of controversy throughout his lifetime.
Karl Kraus (April 28 1874 – June 12 1936) was an Austrian writer and journalist known as a satirist essayist aphorist playwright and poet. For the theologian see Karl Christian Friedrich Krause.