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Hans Christian Anderson
See also: [Aesop] (more tales)
See also: [Literature Index]
Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen (b.1805, Odens, Denmark; d.1875,)
Prior to a shakey start after leaving home at
the age of 14, he published poems and was (at
laast) noticed by King Frerick IV'th who paid
for his education and following the publishing
"A Journey on foot from Holmen Canal to
to the Eastern Point of Amager" (1829)
the King granted him a pension. And thus began
his travels. First with "Improvesitoren" (1935)
and later that same year his "minor work"
Eventyr which was the first in his new
style and evolved into his fairy tales with his
characteristic sensitivity to the emotions of his
Most famous is the statue of the Little Mermaid
in ??harbor?? in ??city, Denmark - sculpted by
"The Emperor's New Clothes"
"The Little Mermaid"
"The Ugly Duckling"