Hans Christian Andersen Rank
About Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen was a famous Danish author.
Hans Christian Andersen wrote many notable plays, novels, and poems. However, he is most known for writing fairy tales. His book Fairy Tales included famous stories like “The Princess and the Pea,” “Thumbelina,” and “The Little Mermaid.” He later wrote a second collection of fairy tales, including “The Steadfast Tin Soldier.”
Andersen knew Charles Dickens, having met him at a party in England. They have some similarities in their work, such as writing about the poor. Andersen was a devout Christian, purposefully rejecting sexual relations with others.
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Famous quotes by Hans Christian Andersen
Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.Hans Christian Andersen
Travelling expands the mind rarely.Hans Christian Andersen
Where words fail, music speaks.Hans Christian Andersen
F.A.Q. about Hans Christian Andersen
When is his birthday?
Hans Christian Andersen's birthday is on April 2, 1805.
In how many days is his birthday?
Hans Christian Andersen's birthday is in 64 days
How old was Hans Christian Andersen when he died?
He was 70 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 4, 1875.
How old would he be today?
Hans Christian Andersen would be 216 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Hans Christian Andersen from?
He was born in Odense, Denmark.
Hans Christian Andersen's Popularity
Hans Christian Andersen was a famous Danish writer, who was born on April 2, 1805. As a person born on this date, Hans Christian Andersen is listed in our database as the 9th most popular celebrity for the day (April 2) and the 1st most popular for the year (1805).
People born on April 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Hans Christian Andersen is the 381st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, Hans Christian Andersen is the 8th most famous Danish.
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