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Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i, Iceland
 

Einar Benediktsson

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 8, 2017
1. Einar Benediktsson Marker
Inscription.
Skßldi­
Einar Benediktsson
lÚt reisa ■etta h˙s
anno 1896

[English translation:]
The poet Einar Benediktsson built this house in 1896.
 
Location. 64° 8.938′ N, 21° 56.535′ W. Marker is in Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i. Marker is at the intersection of Vesturgata and MjˇstrŠti, on the left when traveling west on Vesturgata. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Vesturgata 5, Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i 101, Iceland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adlon (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); VaktarabŠrinn (about 150 meters away); Laufey Jakobsdˇttir (about 150 meters away); Theodˇra Thoroddsen (about 210 meters away); MßlfrÝ­ur Einarsdˇttir (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Hressingarskßlinn (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Bankastraeti 10 (approx. half a kilometer away); Torfhildur Hˇlm (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reykjavik.
 
Also see . . .  Einar Benediktsson (Wikipedia). Einar Benediktsson, often referred to as 'Einar Ben' (October 31, 1864 – January 12, 1940),was an Icelandic poet and lawyer....Einar Benediktsson's
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 8, 2017
2. Einar Benediktsson Marker - Wide View
poetry was a significant contribution to the nationalistic revival which led to Iceland's independence. To this end, he was active both in founding the Landvarnarflokkurinn in 1902, and as the editor of Iceland's first daily newspaper, Dagskrß, from 1896 to 1898. As a poet, he may be classified as a Neo-Romantic.
(Submitted on July 12, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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