Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson


Born
in Kvikne, Norway
December 08, 1832

Died
April 26, 1910


Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson was a Norwegian writer and the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit."
Bjørnson is the author of the lyrics to the Norwegian National Anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet".

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Synnøve Solbakken

3.21 avg rating — 482 ratings — published 1857 — 51 editions
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A Happy Boy

3.37 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 1860 — 61 editions
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Arne

3.27 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1859 — 39 editions
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Faderen

3.43 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1860 — 5 editions
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Moștenirea familiei Kurt

3.35 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1884 — 6 editions
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The Fisher Maiden

3.26 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1868 — 40 editions
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Absalom's Hair

3.44 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1895 — 28 editions
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En Fallit

3.33 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1875 — 6 editions
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Beyond Our Power

3.17 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1895 — 19 editions
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The Bridal March and One Day

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“Do not complain beneath the stars about the lack of bright spots in your life.”
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

“But life does not consist of words.
Life consists of reality.”
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

“Svava: "Rule number one: Never make a fool of yourself."

Riis: "Rule number two: Never be a burden to any one."

Svava: "Rule number three: Always be in the fashion.”
Bjornstjerne Bjornson

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