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Henrik Pontoppidan (1857–1943)

Henrik Pontoppidan was born on July 24, 1857 in Fredericia, Denmark. He was a writer, known for Thora van Deken (1920), Lykke-Per (2018) and Lykke-Per (2019). He was married to Antoinette Kofoed and Mette Marie Hansen. He died on August 21, 1943 in Copenhagen, Denmark. See full bio »


(age 86) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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 2019 Lykke-Per (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes) (filming)
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 2018 Lykke-Per (novel)
 1986 Das Totenreich (TV Movie) (novel)
 1920 Thora van Deken (novel)
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 1922 Henrik Pontoppidan (Documentary)

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After a summer trip to Switzerland, which was rich in experiences, I started writing. In the beginning, I aimed at descriptions of nature and folk life until, as the years passed, the description of man became my chief interest. See more »


Was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917.

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