Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark, is commonly referred to as H.C. Andersen, is a Danish author. Despite being a playwright, travel writer, novelist and poet, he is still best known for his fairy tales. Andersen's Fairy Tales, comprising 156 nine-volume stories and translated into over 125 languages, has become a culture deeply rooted in the collective consciousness of Westerners, accessible to children, but offers lessons in virtue and resilience in the face to adversity for good - More and more readers. His most famous fairy tales include "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Songbird", "The Stable Tin Soldier", "The Red Shoes", "The Princess and beans "," Frozen "" The Ugly Duckling "," The Little Match Girl "and" Thumbelina ". His stories have inspired ballets, plays and films, cartoons and real people.
|Born||April 2, 1805, Odense, Funen, Kingdom of Denmark–Norway|
|Died||August 4, 1875, Østerbro, Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark|
|Resting place||Assistens Cemetery, Copenhagen|
|Period||Danish Golden Age|
|Genres||Children's literature, travelogue|
|Notable works||"The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Match Girl"|
|IMDb||Hans Christian Andersen's IMDb|
|Spotify||Hans Christian Andersen's Spotify|
Renowned Danish author of timeless fairy tales such as The Ugly Duckling, The Little Mermaid, and Thumbelina. His works have been translated into more than a hundred languages and are frequently referenced in Western culture.
His family was poor, and he was forced to support himself at a young age by working as an apprentice for both a weaver and a tailor. In his mid-teens, he left for Copenhagen with the ambition of becoming an actor.
Several of his fairy tales were made into live-action and animated films.
He was the only child of Anne Marie Andersdatter and Hans Andersen. His sexuality was somewhat ambiguous, and he neither married nor had children; the one woman he proposed to rejected him in 1844.
He was good friends with Charles Dickens.
- Category Hans Christian Andersen
- Kjøbenhavnsposten, a Danish newspaper in which Andersen published one of his first poems.
- The pleated Christmas heart, invented by Andersen.
- Vilhelm Pedersen, the first illustrator of Andersen's tales.
- 19th century Danish novelists TM_VZ! Danish folklore
- 19th century Danish Poets TM_VZ! Danish children's writer
- LGBT writer from Denmark
- Danish Christians
- Danish fiction writers
- Fairy tale collectors
- Danish male poets
- Scandinavian folklore
- LGBT Christians
- Members of the Bavarian Order of the Sciences and the Arts Maximilian
- Bisexual men
- Christian writer
Latest information about Hans Christian Andersen updated on June 14 2021.