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The page of Aakjær, Jeppe, English biography

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Aakjær, Jeppe
(Jeppe Jensen)


Jeppe Aakjær (born in Fly, Jutland on 10 September 1866 – died in Jenle, 22 (23) April 1930) was a Danish poet and novelist, described in Chambers Biographical Dictionary as "a leader of the 'Jutland Movement' in Danish literature". A regionalist, much of his writings were about his native Jutland. He was known for writings that reflected his concern for the impoverished and for describing rural existence.

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