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Esaias Tegnér

Birthdate: 13. November 1782
Date of death: 2. November 1846

Esaias Tegnér was a Swedish writer, professor of the Greek language, and bishop. He was during the 19th century regarded as the father of modern poetry in Sweden, mainly through the national romantic epic Frithjof's Saga. He has been called Sweden's first modern man. Much is known about him, and he also wrote openly about himself.

Quotes Esaias Tegnér

„A woman's honor rests on manly love.“

—  Esaias Tegnér

Canto VIII.
Fridthjof's Saga (1820-1825)

„A sense of justice is a noble fancy.“

—  Esaias Tegnér

Canto VIII.
Fridthjof's Saga (1820-1825)

„A dead father's counsel, a wise son heedeth.“

—  Esaias Tegnér

Canto VIII.
Fridthjof's Saga (1820-1825)

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