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Johannes V. Jensen

1873 - 1950

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Johannes Vilhelm Jensen (Danish pronunciation: [joˈhænˀəs ˈvilhelˀm ˈjensn̩]; 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 1944 Nobel Prize in Literature "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 115,605 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Johannes V. Jensen is the 347th most popular writer (up from 448th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 52nd 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 347 out of 5,755Before him are Sayyid Qutb, Appian, Friedrich Schlegel, O. Henry, Jorge Amado, and Wilhelm Grimm. After him are Aulus Cornelius Celsus, Paul Éluard, James Fenimore Cooper, Truman Capote, John Keats, and Max Brod.

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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, Alexis Carrel, and Jules Rimet. After him are Thomas Andrews, Luigi Lucheni, Henri Barbusse, Alfred Jarry, Karl Schwarzschild, and Alberto Santos-Dumont. Among people deceased in 1950, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 6Before him are George Orwell, George Bernard Shaw, Joseph Schumpeter, Gustaf V of Sweden, and Vaslav Nijinsky. After him are Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Albert Lebrun, Léon Blum, Marcel Mauss, Willis Carrier, and Vallabhbhai Patel.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Johannes V. Jensen ranks 36 out of 893Before him are Ubba (1000), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Harald Bluetooth (935), Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770), and Victor Borge (1909). After him are Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), Lars von Trier (1956), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), Valdemar II of Denmark (1170), and John, King of Denmark (1455).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

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