Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen

Name Henrik Ibsen
Profession Playwright
Date of Birth 1828-03-20
Place of Birth Skien,
Norway
Age 78 yrs
Death Date 1906-05-23
Birth Sign Pisces

About Henrik Ibsen

Norwegian playwright and director who wrote Hedda Gabler, Peer Gynt, and A Doll’s House. He is often called the father of realism.

Early Life Experience of Henrik Ibsen

He came from a family with a Danish shipping background, and he went to work as a merchant.

Trivia Info

His son was the Prime Minister of Norway.

Family Life and Relationship

His parents were Knud Ibsen and Marichen Altenburg. He was married to Suzannah Ibsen from 1858 to 1906.

Close Associates

He influenced fellow writer George Bernard Shaw.

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