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Wessel, Johan Herman, 1742-1785

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Personal name headingWessel, Johan Herman, 1742-1785
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LocatedCopenhagen (Denmark)
Birth date1742-10-06
Death date1785-12-29
Place of birthVestby herad (Norway)
Place of deathCopenhagen (Denmark)
Field of activityDanish literature Danish wit and humor
AffiliationNorske selskab i København
Profession or occupationAuthors, Danish
Found inScalabrini, P. Kærlighed uden strømper, 1984: t.p. (Johan Herman Wessel) p. 134 (b. 1742, d. 1785; Norwegian poet)
LC data base, 12-16-85 (hdg.: Wessel, Johan Herman, 1742-1785)
Wikipedia, viewed Apr. 15, 2014 (Johan Herman Wessel; 6 Oct. 1742 in Vestby, Akershus, Norway - 29 Dec. 1785 in Copenhagen; Danish-Norwegian poet and playwright; lived in Copenhagen most of his adult life where he was the center of the Norwegian society Norske Selskab; brother to the mathematician & cartographer Caspar Wessel)
Britannica, academic ed., viewed Apr. 15, 2014 (Johan Herman Wessel; b. Oct. 6, 1742, in Jonsrud, near Vestby, Norway; d. Dec. 29, 1785, Copenhagen; Norwegian-born Danish writer and wit known for epigrams, light verse and parody of neoclassical tragedy)
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