Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (1832 - 1910)

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Born in Bjørgan, Kvikne, Hedmark, Norwaymap
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Died in Paris, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 3 Dec 2018
20:38: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (1832-1910). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: Nobel Laureates of the 20th Century | Norwegian Notables.


Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson is Notable.

Field: poetry, prose

Bjørnstjerne was born in December 1832 in Kvikne, Hedmark and christened 24. February the year after.[1]

He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1903, "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit".[2]


  1. SAH, Kvikne prestekontor, Ministerialbok nr. 4, 1815-1840, pp. 120-121. Record 4. Link
  2. Wikipedia: Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

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