Johannes V. Jensen

1873 - 1950

Johannes V. Jensen

Johannes Vilhelm Jensen (commonly known as Johannes V. Jensen; 20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950) was a Danish author, often considered the first great Danish writer of the 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 66,950 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 366th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 364 out of 4,883Before him are Propertius, Dan Brown, Truman Capote, Sándor Márai, Christopher Marlowe, and Constantine P. Cavafy. After him are Gertrude Stein, G. K. Chesterton, Cornelius Nepos, Margaret Mitchell, Jacques Prévert, and Eckhart Tolle.

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Among people born in 1873, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 8Before him are Thérèse of Lisieux, Enrico Caruso, Colette, Konstantin von Neurath, Jules Rimet, and Alexis Carrel. After him are Thomas Andrews, Karl Schwarzschild, Spyridon Louis, Henri Barbusse, Alfred Jarry, and Luigi Lucheni. Among people deceased in 1950, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 7Before him are George Orwell, George Bernard Shaw, Joseph Schumpeter, Gustaf V of Sweden, Vaslav Nijinsky, and Heinrich Mann. After him are Albert Lebrun, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Léon Blum, Marcel Mauss, Kurt Weill, and Vallabhbhai Patel.

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Among people born in Denmark, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 41 out of 579Before him are Christian VIII of Denmark (1786), Valdemar II of Denmark (1170), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), John, King of Denmark (1455), Frederick VII of Denmark (1808), and Maria Feodorovna (1847). After him are Jørn Utzon (1918), Valdemar IV of Denmark (1320), Gerda Wegener (1886), Frederick IV of Denmark (1671), Frederick I of Denmark (1471), and Nicolas Steno (1638).