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Ludvig Holberg & Adam Oehlenschläger

Theobald Stein & H.W. Bissen
1861-75

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Description

Statues of Ludvig Holberg and Adam Oehlenschläger, both sitting, and each on a simple base inscribed with the names LUDVIG HOLBERG and ADAM OEHLENSCHLÄGER.

København - Ludvig Holberg & Adam Oehlenschläger

Adam Oehlenschläger
Vesterbro 1779 - København 1850
Danish poet and playwright
(Wikipedia)

Sculpted by H.W. Bissen, 1861

København - Ludvig Holberg & Adam Oehlenschläger

Ludvig Holberg
Bergen, Norway, 1684 - København 1754
Danish-Norwegian writer
(Wikipedia)

Sculpted by Theobald Stein, 1875

Information Sign

skuespilforfatteren
Adam Oehlenschläger
1779-1850
af H.W. bissen
1798-1868
opstillet 1861
københavns kommune
Playwright
Adam Oehlenschläger
1779-1850
bt H.W. bissen
1798-1868
Erected 1861
Town of Copenhagen
On the back:

norske mænd og qvinder
satte
ham dette minde
Norwegian men and women
raised
this monument to him

skuespilforfatteren
LUDVIG HOLBERG
1684-1754
af th. stein
1829-1901 1875
Playwright
Ludvig Holberg
1684-1754
by Th. Stein
1829-1901 1875

Sculptors

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Location (N 55°40'48" - E 12°35'13")

Item Code: dk008; Photograph: 10 July 2009  / updated: 23 November 2016
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