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Aksel Sandemose

1899 - 1965

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Aksel Sandemose (né Axel Nielsen; 19 March 1899 – 6 August 1965) was a Danish-Norwegian writer whose works frequently elucidate the theme that the repressions of society lead to violence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aksel Sandemose has received more than 94,138 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Aksel Sandemose is the 1,252nd most popular writer (down from 1,161st in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 130th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Danish Writer.

Aksel Sandemose is most famous for his novel, A Fugitive Crosses His Tracks, which is about a man who is born into a society that does not understand him.

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Aksel Sandemose ranks 1,252 out of 5,755Before him are Valerie Solanas, Anthony Bourdain, Laura Marx, Per Olov Enquist, Johann Peter Eckermann, and Thomas of Celano. After him are Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans, Georgi Markov, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Arnold Zweig, Régis Debray, and B. K. S. Iyengar.

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Among people born in 1899, Aksel Sandemose ranks 64Before him are Philipp Bouhler, Leo Strauss, Burt Munro, Brassaï, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, and Andrei Platonov. After him are Franz Jonas, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Fritz Bayerlein, Hans Jeschonnek, Raoul Salan, and Princess Margaretha of Sweden. Among people deceased in 1965, Aksel Sandemose ranks 38Before him are Louis Hjelmslev, Bernard Baruch, David O. Selznick, Lauri Törni, Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay, and Fan Noli. After him are Angelica Balabanoff, Hans Knappertsbusch, Carl Værnet, Mehdi Ben Barka, Porfirio Rubirosa, and Otozō Yamada.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Aksel Sandemose ranks 134 out of 893Before him are Princess Charlotte of Denmark (1789), Anna Ancher (1859), Lars Ulrich (1963), Jussi Adler-Olsen (1950), Brigitte Nielsen (1963), and Johan Christian Fabricius (1745). After him are Ulrich Salchow (1877), Piet Hein (1905), Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540), Barthold Georg Niebuhr (1776), Theophil Hansen (1813), and Verner Panton (1926).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

Among writers born in Denmark, Aksel Sandemose ranks 14Before him are Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847), Georg Brandes (1842), N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), Tove Ditlevsen (1917), and Jussi Adler-Olsen (1950). After him are Ole Nydahl (1941), Adam Oehlenschläger (1779), Kaj Munk (1898), Herman Bang (1857), Leonora Christina Ulfeldt (1621), and Jens Fink-Jensen (1956).