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Aksel Sandemose

1899 - 1965

Aksel Sandemose (19 March 1899 – 6 August 1965) was a novelist, born in Nykøbing, Mors Island, Denmark to a Danish father and a Norwegian mother. He is the grandfather of illustrator and children's writer Iben Sandemose. Apart from his writing, in his early years he worked as a teacher, journalist, sailor and lumberjack in Newfoundland. Sandemose was one of six finalists for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1963.

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November 5, 2015 Edited by Joakim Axnér Short bio from wikipedia
November 5, 2015 Edited by Joakim Axnér Added new photo
November 5, 2015 Edited by Joakim Axnér Name in natural order, removed redundant alternative name.
November 5, 2015 Edited by Jessamyn West merge authors
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import