Arne Garborg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Arne Garborg

Norwegian writer

Date of Birth: 25-Jan-1851

Place of Birth: Jæren, Rogaland, Norway

Date of Death: 14-Jan-1924

Profession: writer, poet, playwright, journalist, diarist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Arne Garborg

  • Arne Garborg, born Aadne Eivindsson Garborg (25 January 1851, Time – 14 January 1924) was a Norwegian writer. Garborg championed the use of Landsmål (now known as Nynorsk, or New Norwegian), as a literary language; he translated the Odyssey into it.
  • He founded the weekly Fedraheimen in 1877, in which he urged reforms in many spheres including political, social, religious, agrarian, and linguistic.
  • He was married to Hulda Garborg. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature six times.

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