HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
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* Danish author and writer *

Hans Christian Andersen was born on 2. April 1805 in Odense (Denmark). He was son of a poor shoemaker and could hardly attend school. In 1822 he went to the Latinschool in Slagelse. He died in Copenhagen 4. August 1875 in the age of 70 years. A museum is opened in his hometown Odense (Fyn, Denmark).


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Stories by H.C. Andersen includes the following