Hans Christian Andersen (1805 - 1875)
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A Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen’s popularity is not limited to children: his stories express themes that transcend age and nationality.
Born: 2 April 1805
Died: 4 August 1875