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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Hans Christian Andersen

2. April 1805 in Odense / † 4. August 1875 in Kopenhagen

 
 
Hans Christian Andersen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Hans Christian Andersen Marker
Inscription.
An dieser Stelle stand bis zum Ende
des 19. Jahrhunderts
das Haus Bognergasse 315

Vom 09. Juni 1834 bis 09. Juli 1834 wohnte der
dänische Märchendichter
Hans Christian Andersen
im zweiten Stock dieses Hauses.

gewidmet von der Oesterreichisch Dänischen Gesellschaft
aus Anlass des 50jährigen Bestehens 24.11.1960 - 24.11.2010

[English translation:]
On this spot stood until the end of the 19th Century House No. 315 on Bognergasse. The Danish fairytale writer, Hans Christian Andersen, lived on the second floor of this house, from June 9, 1834 until July 9, 1834.

Dedicated by the Austrian-Danish Society on the occasion celebrating 50 years of its existence, November 24, 1960 - November 24, 2010.
 
Erected 2010 by Oesterreichisch Dänischen Gesellschaft.
 
Location. 48° 12.607′ N, 16° 22.07′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is on Naglergasse just north of Kohlmarkt. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Naglergasse 8, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Dunant and the Red Cross
Hans Christian Andersen Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
2. Hans Christian Andersen Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here in the shadows, just to the left of the door.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Roman Ruins (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope Innocent XII (Antonio Pignatelli) (within shouting distance of this marker); Mozart Lived Here (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Frederic Chopin (about 150 meters away); Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department (about 150 meters away); Emile Jacques-Dalcroze (about 150 meters away); Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hans Christian Andersen (Wien Geschichte Wiki). The Vienna History Wiki notes that Hans Christian Andersen visited Vienna six different times. (Submitted on July 7, 2017.) 

2. Hans Christian Andersen (Wikipedia). Hans Christian Andersen (often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen; (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories, called eventyr in Danish, express themes that transcend age and nationality. (Submitted on July 7, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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