Hans Christian Andersen in Copenhagen, Denmark - Encircle Photos

34 Hans Christian Andersen in Copenhagen, Denmark

This distinguished looking gentleman wearing 19th century attire and an opera hat is Han Christian Andersen. He was a prolific writer of poetry. He is most noted for his 150 beloved fairy tales. This statue of Denmark’s famous native son was created in 1961 by Henry Luckow-Nielsen and was sponsored by Copenhagen Municipality. The sculpture of Hans Christian Andersen is next to the City Hall at the edge of Råhuspladsen, a large center-city square.

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H. C. Andersens Blvd. 24 1553 København V, Denmark

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