Sigrid Undset

1882 - 1949

Sigrid Undset

Sigrid Undset (20 May 1882 – 10 June 1949) was a Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928.Undset was born in Kalundborg, Denmark, but her family moved to Norway when she was two years old. In 1924, she converted to Catholicism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigrid Undset has received more than 244,449 page views. Her biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 141st most popular writer.

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Among writers, Sigrid Undset ranks 139 out of 4,883Before her are Nicolas Flamel, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Catullus, Emily Brontë, Ismail I, and H. P. Lovecraft. After her are H. G. Wells, Heinrich Böll, Sully Prudhomme, William Faulkner, Haruki Murakami, and Georges Simenon.

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Among people born in 1882, Sigrid Undset ranks 7Before her are Franklin D. Roosevelt, Igor Stravinsky, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Wilhelm Keitel, and Georges Braque. After her are Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Lili Elbe, Ion Antonescu, Georgi Dimitrov, Max Born, and Günther von Kluge. Among people deceased in 1949, Sigrid Undset ranks 3Before her are Maurice Maeterlinck and Richard Strauss. After her are George Gurdjieff, Georgi Dimitrov, Edward Thorndike, Margaret Mitchell, James Ensor, Hassan al-Banna, Friedrich Bergius, Elton Mayo, and August Krogh.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Sigrid Undset ranks 6 out of 579Before her are Hans Christian Andersen (1805), Søren Kierkegaard (1813), Niels Bohr (1885), Margrethe II of Denmark (1940), and Hans Christian Ørsted (1777). After her are Björn Ironside (800), Vitus Bering (1681), Ole Rømer (1644), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), and Lili Elbe (1882).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

Among writers born in Denmark, Sigrid Undset ranks 2Before her are Hans Christian Andersen (1805). After her are Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), 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).