Nyhavn 20, also known as the Boel House (Danish: Boels Gård), is a listed property overlooking the Nyhavn canal in central Copenhagen, Denmark. A plaque on the facade commemorates that Hans Christian Andersen lived in the building when he had his first fairytale published.
Where did Hans Christian Andersen live?
The land of Vikings, Hamlet, and Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales, Copenhagen is today one of the most beautiful Scandinavian cities. In 2017, Denmark’s capital turned 850 years old, and it’s home for the oldest monarchy in the world.
Where did Hans Christian Andersen grow up?
Born in Odense, the third largest city in Denmark, on Tuesday 2nd April 1805, Hans Christian Andersen was the only son of a sickly, 22-year old shoemaker and his older wife. His family were virtually penniless, and Andersen grew up in a one-bedroom house in Odense’s poorest quarter.
When did Hans Christian Andersen live?
Hans Christian Andersen, (born April 2, 1805, Odense, near Copenhagen, Denmark—died August 4, 1875, Copenhagen), Danish master of the literary fairy tale whose stories achieved wide renown.
Where is the Little Mermaid movie set?
Not to mention that pretty much every supplementary material indicates a Mediterranean setting. The first movie alone should tell you that it doesn’t take place in Denmark, judging by the fauna and the Under the Sea song. “I don’t see Musker and Clements imply anywhere that it was set in Denmark.