Catharina Ahlgren Biography and Poems
Catharina Ahlgren Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Catharina Ahlgren, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Ahlgren, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Catharina Ahlgren (1734 – c. 1800) was a Swedish feminist writer, poet, translator, managing editor, and one of the first identifiable female journalists in Sweden. She is also known for her correspondence with Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht. Ahlgren was a leading person in the "Female literary world of the 1750s and 1770s" in Sweden. She later emigrated to Finland, where she published the first Finnish paper in the country.
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