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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

Hans Christian Andersen

(Odense 1805 - Copenhaguen 1875)

 
 
Hans Christian Andersen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
1. Hans Christian Andersen Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:)

Escriptor danès

Va viure des d'aquest hotel
la inundació de la Rambla
el 15 de setembre de 1862

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(English translation:)

Danish writer

He stayed at this hotel during the flood of the Rambla (i.e., this street) on September 15th, 1862.
 
Erected by Ajuntament de Barcelona.
 
Location. 41° 22.787′ N, 2° 10.452′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is on Rambla dels Caputxins, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rambla dels Caputxins, 45, Barcelona, Catalonia 08002, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederic Chopin (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tablao Flamenco Cordobes (about 90 meters away); José Rizal (1861-1896) (about 120 meters away); Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (about 120 meters away); Carles Pi i Sunyer (about 180 meters away); Catalan Satire and Humor (about 210 meters

Hans Christian Andersen Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
2. Hans Christian Andersen Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here to the left of the entrance to the Hotel Oriente.
away); The Miracle of Saint Joseph Oriol (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Gustau A. Muñoz (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Què va colpir Hans Christian Andersen...?" (Sapiens, September 3, 2019, in Catalan). Short article explaining how Hans Christian Andersen was struck by the fearsome flood of September 15, 1862. (Submitted on October 2, 2019.) 

2. Hans Christian Andersen (Wikipedia). "Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his fairy stories. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories express themes that transcend age and nationality." (Submitted on October 2, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 

More. Search the internet for Hans Christian Andersen.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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