Johan Ludvig Runeberg was a Finnish poet, lyric and epic poet who wrote in Swedish. He is considered a national poet of Finland and the author of the lyrics to Vårt land, the unofficial Finnish national anthem. He also produced the epic Fänrik Ståls Sägner, which depicts the Finnish War of 1808–09 with Russia.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Ludvig_Runeberg
Johan Ludvig Runeberg was a Finnish poet, lyric and epic poet who wrote in Swedish. He is considered a national poet of Finland and the author of the lyrics to Vårt land, the unofficial Finnish national anthem. He also produced the epic Fänrik Ståls Sägner, which depicts the Finnish War of 1808–09 with Russia.
Learn about the life and works of Johan Ludvig Runeberg, the national poet of Finland and a leading figure of Romanticism. He wrote epic poetry in Swedish and influenced Swedish literature with his patriotic spirit and themes.
A comprehensive biography of Finland's national poet, who wrote in Swedish and contributed to the Finnish people's sense of national identity and patriotism. Learn about his life, career, works, and legacy, from his early years in central Finland to his epic poem Fänrik Stål Sägner, based on the Swedish-Finnish war of 1808-1809.
Translated by Judy Moffett. Tags: classics, poetry. Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877) was proclaimed ‘the national poet of Finland’ after his works, written in Swedish, were also translated into Finnish. Many of his poems live on as songs – the Finnish national anthem is an example.
Translated by John Calton. Johan Ludvig Runeberg’s move to Porvoo (Sw. Borgå) in 1837 meant something like ostracism from the academic world. He was later offered a professorship in Greek letters but he didn’t take it up. Being shut out of academia was no impediment to his success as a po...
Pioneer of historical novel in Finland in the spirit of Walter Scott, married to national poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1831-1877), also assisted his magazine Helsingfors Morgonblad. She started her writing career about the same years as J.L. Runeberg finished his last great works.
Johan Ludvig Runeberg has 154 books on Goodreads with 1732 ratings. Johan Ludvig Runeberg’s most popular book is Vänrikki Stoolin tarinat.
Johan Ludvig Runeberg (Swedish: [ˈjuːhan ˈlʊdvɪɡ ˈrʉːnəbærj]; 5 February 1804 – 6 May 1877) was a poet from Finland. He is the national poet of Finland. He wrote in the Swedish language. Runeberg's most famous work is Fänrik Ståls sägner (The Tales of Ensign Stål, Vänrikki Stoolin tarinat in Finnish). He wrote it between 1848 ...
Johan Ludvig Runeberg. Born February 5, 1804, Pietarsaari. Died May 6, 1877, Porvoo. Master of Philosophy 1827, Imperial Academy of Turku.