Comprehensive information about Piet Hein including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Piet Hein (16 December 1905 – 17 April 1996) was a Danish scientist, mathematician, inventor, designer, author, and poet, often writing under the Old Norse pseudonym " Kumbel " meaning " tombstone ". His short poems, known as gruks or grooks (Danish: gruk ), first started to appear in the daily newspaper " Politiken " shortly after the Nazi occupation in April 1940 under the pseudonym " Kumbel Kumbell ". This educational Piet Hein resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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