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August Strindberg

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Birthday
22, 1849
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden
Death Date
May 14, 1912 (63)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1849
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden
Death Date
May 14, 1912 (63)

About

Author, playwright, and poet who wrote the modern novel The Red Room. He is considered to be the father of modern Swedish literature.

Before Fame

He attended Uppsala University and the Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Trivia

He wrote the play Miss Julie, which was about class, love, lust, and competition between the sexes.

Family Life

He was married four times and had several children, and his last marriage was to Harriet Bosse.

Associated With

He was heavily influenced by his contempoary, Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen.