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Jens Peter Jacobsen

1847 - 1885

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Jens Peter Jacobsen (7 April 1847 – 30 April 1885) was a Danish novelist, poet, and scientist, in Denmark often just written as "J. P. Jacobsen". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jens Peter Jacobsen has received more than 105,089 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Jens Peter Jacobsen is the 762nd most popular writer (up from 783rd in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 82nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Danish Writer.

Jens Peter Jacobsen is most famous for his novel "Niels Lyhne," which was published in 1878.

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  • 1.81

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Among writers, Jens Peter Jacobsen ranks 762 out of 5,755Before him are Agathias, Edmond de Goncourt, Douglas Adams, Miep Gies, Dalton Trumbo, and Multatuli. After him are Sayat-Nova, Lawrence Durrell, Colleen McCullough, Yanka Kupala, Diana Wynne Jones, and Stephen Covey.

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Among people born in 1847, Jens Peter Jacobsen ranks 14Before him are Auguste Escoffier, Joseph Pulitzer, Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Georges Sorel, Annie Besant, and Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Jean Casimir-Perier, Maria Pia of Savoy, Max Liebermann, Catherine Dolgorukov, and Radomir Putnik. Among people deceased in 1885, Jens Peter Jacobsen ranks 5Before him are Victor Hugo, Ulysses S. Grant, Alfonso XII of Spain, and Muhammad Ahmad. After him are Ferdinand II of Portugal, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Carl Spitzweg, L'Inconnue de la Seine, Charles George Gordon, Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern, and Rosalía de Castro.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Jens Peter Jacobsen ranks 86 out of 893Before him are Maximilian von Spee (1861), Eric VI of Denmark (1274), Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark (1771), Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864), Eric IV of Denmark (1216), and Michael Laudrup (1964). After him are Valdemar III of Denmark (1314), Peter Schmeichel (1963), Asta Nielsen (1881), Sweyn III of Denmark (1125), Ole Kirk Christiansen (1891), and Christopher I of Denmark (1219).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

Among writers born in Denmark, Jens Peter Jacobsen ranks 8Before him are Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), Sigrid Undset (1882), Karen Blixen (1885), Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), Johannes V. Jensen (1873), and Sven Hassel (1917). After him are Georg Brandes (1842), N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), Tove Ditlevsen (1917), Jussi Adler-Olsen (1950), and Aksel Sandemose (1899).