WRITER

Karl Adolph Gjellerup

1857 - 1919

Karl Adolph Gjellerup

Karl Adolph Gjellerup (2 June 1857 – 11 October 1919) was a Danish poet and novelist who together with his compatriot Henrik Pontoppidan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1917. He is associated with the Modern Breakthrough period of Scandinavian literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Adolph Gjellerup has received more than 71,613 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 233rd most popular writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Karl Adolph Gjellerup ranks 231 out of 4,883Before him are Jacob Grimm, Roald Dahl, Robert Musil, Taras Shevchenko, Svetlana Alexievich, and Mary Wollstonecraft. After him are Nâzım Hikmet, W. Somerset Maugham, Carlo Goldoni, Philip K. Dick, Pierre Corneille, and Henri Charrière.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1857, Karl Adolph Gjellerup ranks 9Before him are Heinrich Hertz, Clara Zetkin, Ferdinand de Saussure, Edward Elgar, Joseph Conrad, and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom. After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Henrik Pontoppidan, Alfonso XII of Spain, William Howard Taft, and Theo van Gogh. Among people deceased in 1919, Karl Adolph Gjellerup ranks 8Before him are Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Theodore Roosevelt, Ernst Haeckel, Emil Fischer, Emiliano Zapata, and Karl Liebknecht. After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Gojong of Korea, Andrew Carnegie, Alfred Werner, and William Crookes.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Karl Adolph Gjellerup ranks 16 out of 579Before him are Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Lili Elbe (1882), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Christian II of Denmark (1481), and Sweyn Forkbeard (960). After him are George I of Greece (1845), Saxo Grammaticus (1150), Hjalmar Schacht (1877), Gorm the Old (900), Karen Blixen (1885), and Frederick IX of Denmark (1899).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

Among writers born in Denmark, Karl Adolph Gjellerup ranks 3Before him are Hans Christian Andersen (1805) and Sigrid Undset (1882). After him are Karen Blixen (1885), Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), Johannes V. Jensen (1873), Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847), Georg Brandes (1842), Aksel Sandemose (1899), N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), and Ole Nydahl (1941).