Ivar Aasen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ivar Aasen

Norwegian linguist and poet, dubbed the father of Nynorsk

Date of Birth: 05-Aug-1813

Place of Birth: Ørsta, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

Date of Death: 23-Sep-1896

Profession: writer, poet, translator, botanist, scholar, philologist, linguist, lexicographer, diarist, Bible translator

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Ivar Aasen

  • Ivar Andreas Aasen (Norwegian pronunciation: ['i?v?r 'o?sn?]; 5 August 1813 – 23 September 1896) was a Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright, and poet.
  • He is best known for having assembled from dialects one of the two official written versions of the Norwegian language, Nynorsk.

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