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N. F. S. Grundtvig Biography | Poet

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Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (8 September 1783 – 2 September 1872; Danish pronunciation:  ['negola 'fæðæg 'sin 'gndi] ), most often referred to as simply NFS Grundtvig or just Grundtvig, was a Danish pastor, author, poet, philosopher, historian, teacher and politician. He was one of the most influential people in Danish history, as his philosophy gave rise to a new form of nationalism in the last half of the 19th century. He married thrice, lastly in his seventy-sixth year.


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