N. F. S. Grundtvig (Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig) 08.09.1783-02.09.1872

Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig, most often referred to as N. F. S. 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.

Grundtvig and his followers are credited with being very influential in the formulation of modern Danish national consciousness. It was steeped in the national literature and supported by deep spirituality...

Further information found at Grundtvig's Wikipedia page.

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