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  2. Hans Christian Andersen - Wikipedia

    Hans Christian Andersen (/ ˈ æ n d ər s ən / AN-dər-sən, Danish: [ˈhænˀs ˈkʰʁestjæn ˈɑnɐsn̩] ⓘ; 2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues , novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his literary fairy tales .

  3. Hans Christian Andersen | Biography, Fairy Tales, & Books

    Hans Christian Andersen, (born April 2, 1805, Odense, near Copenhagen, Denmark—died August 4, 1875, Copenhagen), Danish master of the literary fairy tale whose stories achieved wide renown. He is also the author of plays, novels , poems , travel books, and several autobiographies.

  4. Hans Christian Andersen - Movie, Stories & Facts - Biography

    (1805-1875) Who Was Hans Christian Andersen? Hans Christian Andersen achieved worldwide fame for writing innovative and influential fairy tales. Many of his stories, including "The Ugly...

  5. 7 Surprising Facts About Hans Christian Andersen

    Famed Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) is recognized around the world for his beloved books, including The Ugly Duckling, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, The Princess and the...

  6. Hans Christian Andersen - Short Stories and Classic Literature

    Died: August 4, 1875 Hans Christian Andersen, born in Denmark in 1805, practically invented the writing of eventyrs; the adventure fairy tale, or fantastic tale. Although he wrote a broad range of work, including plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, it was his fairy tales that became culturally iconic in the Western world.

  7. Life and works of Hans Christian Andersen | Britannica

    Hans Christian Andersen. Hans Christian Andersen , (born April 2, 1805, Odense, near Copenhagen, Den.—died Aug. 4, 1875, Copenhagen), Danish writer of fairy tales. Though reared in poverty, he received a university education.

  8. Index Translationum. Introduction. Below is the complete listof Andersen’s 168 tales, in the chronological order of their original publication. Title variations and Danish equivalents may be found in the cross reference. Andersen’s tale “Danish Popular Legends” was first published in The Riverside Magazine for Young People, Vol. IV, pp ...

  9. Hans Christian Andersen |

    Hans Christian Andersen. The Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) enjoyed fame in his own lifetime as a novelist, dramatist, and poet, but his fairy tales are his great contribution to world literature. Hans Christian Andersen was born on April 2, 1805, in Odense, Denmark.

  10. Hans Christian Andersen - Simple English Wikipedia, the free...

    Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish writer. Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark. His father was a shoemaker, and his mother washed clothes for customers. The family was poor. When Andersen was 11, his father died. At 14, Andersen left his mother and his home. He moved to Copenhagen.

  11. Hans Christian Andersen Biography - ThoughtCo

    Hans Christian Andersen was born in the slums of Odense. His father was a cobbler (shoemaker) and his mother worked as a washerwoman. His mother was also uneducated and superstitious. Andersen received very little education, but his fascination with fairy tales inspired him to compose his own stories and arrange puppet shows, on a theater his ...