Ludvig Holberg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ludvig Holberg

Danish-Norwegian writer, philosopher and historian

Date of Birth: 03-Dec-1684

Place of Birth: Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

Date of Death: 28-Jan-1754

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, historian, playwright, university teacher, philosopher, novelist, essayist, autobiographer

Nationality: Norway, Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Ludvig Holberg

  • Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg (3 December 1684 – 28 January 1754) was a writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright born in Bergen, Norway, during the time of the Dano-Norwegian dual monarchy.
  • He was influenced by Humanism, the Enlightenment and the Baroque.
  • Holberg is considered the founder of modern Danish and Norwegian literature.
  • He is best known for the comedies he wrote in 1722–1723 for the Lille Grønnegade Theatre in Copenhagen.
  • Holberg's works about natural and common law were widely read by many Danish law students over two hundred years, from 1736 to 1936.

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