Johannes V. Jensen

1873 - 1950

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Johannes Vilhelm Jensen (commonly known as Johannes V. Jensen; 20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950) was a Danish author, known as one of the great Danish writers of the first half of 20th century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1944 "for the rare strength and fertility of his poetic imagination with which is combined an intellectual curiosity of wide scope and a bold, freshly creative style". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johannes V. Jensen has received more than 87,696 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Johannes V. Jensen is the 448th most popular writer (down from 364th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Denmark (down from 41st in 2019) and the 6th most popular Danish Writer.

Johannes V. Jensen is most famous for his novel "The Emperor's New Clothes."

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Among writers, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 448 out of 5,794Before him are Tom Clancy, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Wolfram von Eschenbach, Ilya Ehrenburg, Enid Blyton, and Comte de Lautréamont. After him are William S. Burroughs, Pierre de Marivaux, Henri Barbusse, Sayyid Qutb, Lysias, and Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy.

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Among people born in 1873, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 9Before him are Enrico Caruso, Colette, Konstantin von Neurath, Jules Rimet, Alexis Carrel, and Thomas Andrews. After him are Henri Barbusse, Karl Schwarzschild, Alfred Jarry, Luigi Lucheni, Spyridon Louis, and William McMaster Murdoch. Among people deceased in 1950, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 10Before him are Gustaf V of Sweden, Vaslav Nijinsky, Heinrich Mann, Willis Carrier, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Edgar Rice Burroughs. After him are Marcel Mauss, Vallabhbhai Patel, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Léon Blum, Albert Lebrun, and Kurt Weill.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 52 out of 783Before him are Aage Bohr (1922), Henrik Dam (1895), Frederick IV of Denmark (1671), Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946), Frederick I of Denmark (1471), and Christian VI of Denmark (1699). After him are Nicolas Steno (1638), Arne Jacobsen (1902), Carl Nielsen (1865), Tollund Man (-400), Abel, King of Denmark (1218), and Anne of Denmark (1574).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

Among writers born in Denmark, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 6Before him are Hans Christian Andersen (1805), Sigrid Undset (1882), Karen Blixen (1885), Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), and Henrik Pontoppidan (1857). After him are Sven Hassel (1917), Georg Brandes (1842), Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847), Jussi Adler-Olsen (1950), N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783), and Martin Andersen Nexø (1869).