Nineteenth-century Danish writer, author of dozens of fairy tales


Hans Christian Andersen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Hans Christian Andersen, (April 2, 1805 - August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales. ... Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark, on Tuesday, April 2, 1805. He was the son of a impoverished sickly 22-year-old shoemaker and an alcoholic laundress, several years older than her husband. ..."

Awards Received

2000 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, granted by Libertarian Futurist Society, Prometheus Hall of Fame Award
For The Emperor's New Clothes