Peter Andreas Munch

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Birthday
15, 1810
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
May 25, 1863 (52)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1810
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
May 25, 1863 (52)

About

Norwegian historian, scholar, and co-founder of the Norwegian Nationalist School of Historiography. In 1970, he published a work entitled The Song Tradition of Tristan da Cunha, and he also translated thirteenth-century Norse literature.

Before Fame

He studied law at the Royal Frederick University in Oslo, Norway.

Trivia

During the Norwegian nationalist period, he published a book of Norse mythology.

Family Life

He was the son of Edvard Storm Munch and Johanne Hofgaard.

Associated With

He was the uncle of acclaimed painter Edvard Munch.