Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (1832 - 1910)

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Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson
Born in Bjørgan, Kvikne, Hedmark, Norgemap
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Husband of — married 11 Sep 1858 in Søgnemap
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Died in Paris, Francemap
Profile last modified 9 Jan 2020 | Created 9 Nov 2015
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Biography

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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson is Notable.

Field: poetry, prose

Bjørnstjerne was born in Dec 1832 in Kvikne, Hedmark and christened on 24 Feb the following year.

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". Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson died in Paris in 1910 and was buried in Vår Frelsers gravlund in Oslo (gravnr. 01.900.00.003).

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