Norske Selskab / The Norwegian Society
Opsat 1992 af
Norske Selskab i Oslo
i anledning af 250-året for
Johan Herman Wessel's
The Norwegian Society had its premises in this building from 1774-1813.
Erected in 1992 by the Norwegian Society in Oslo on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Johan Herman Wessel's birth in 1742.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1992.
Location. 55° 40.869′ N, 12° 34.846′ E. Marker is in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden (Capital Region, Copenhagen), in Københavns Kommune. It is in Middelalderbyen. Marker is on Sværtegade just east of Pilestræde when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Sværtegade 7, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden 1118, Denmark. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Niels Stensen (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lille Grønnegadeteatret / Lille Grønnegade Theatre (about
Also see . . . Norwegian Society (Wikipedia). "The Norwegian Society (Norske Selskab) was a literary society for Norwegian students in Copenhagen active from 1772 to 1813. Its members included authors, poets and philosophers. The Norwegian Society was formed in 1772 by Ove Gjerløw Meyer....The members of the Norwegian Society are often viewed as playing a central role in the wakening of Norwegian patriotic awareness at the close of the 18th century...." (Submitted on October 19, 2018.)
Additional keywords. mindeplade
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