63* links in the category biographical :
- The Fairy Tale of My Life
Excerpts of the autobiography "The Fairy Tale of My Life" (da. 1855).
- The life of Hans Christian Andersen
Women, friends, birthdays, mansions, places and danish towns in Hans Christian Andersen's life.
- Hans Christian Andersen (German biography)
A German biography by Johan de Mylius.
- Travels of Hans Christian Andersen
The Hans Christian Andersen Museum's database of Andersen's journeys abroad. Maps, information about towns/cities, hotels, personal contacts and means of transport.
- Manuscripts, paper cuts, picture books, portraits and music
- Manuscripts for the autobiographies
Manuscripts for Andersen's three autobiographies. The site is in Danish.
- Hans Christian Andersen in Arabic
Five H.C. Andersen fairy tales translated into Arabic, lists of other translations, and a comprehensive introduction in both Danish and Arabic by Stig T. Rasmussen.
- Hans Christian Andersen – Verteller voor de eeuwigheid
Fairy tales, life and work – and stamps! Themapagina over Hans Christiaan Andersen, met zijn verhalen, sprookjes en vertellingen. Tevens extra achtergrondinformatie en een biografie.
- Anderseniana 2001, 2002 and 2003
Anderseniana, a Danish periodical about Hans Christian Andersen, 2001 and 2002. With English summaries of the articles.
- Hans Christian Andersen manuscripts
- Hans Christian Andersen Presentation copies
- Portrait paintings of Hans Christian Andersen
Portrait paintings and photos of Hans Christian Andersen from the database of Odense City Museums.
Search for nothing (!) to display the entire collection.
- The Hans Christian Andersen Museum
- Dickens & Andersen
George Valsamis on Charles Dickens and Hans Christian Andersen: what Dickens saw in Andersen and how their stories differ.
- Hans Christian Andersen Adventures with the post
Post & Tele Museum Denmark (www.ptt-museum.dk
) has made this website, that tells about Andersen's traveling life and the post services of the past in images, sound, tales and nonfiction.
- Hans Christian Andersen and Ole Bull
A Norwegian article about Hans Christian Andersen and the Norwegian musician Ole Bull.
- The Royal Library - Manuscript department letter collection
Search the index of The Manuscript depicelandicartment at The Royal Library with H. C. Andersen as sender. You might want to try a search with Andersen as recipient
- Arkiv for Dansk Litteratur (Danish literary classics)
Arkiv for Dansk Litteratur (Archive for Danish Literature) has a comprehensive collection of texts, biographies and bibliographies of Danish writers from the Medieval until the early 20th century.
- Contemporary Reviews of Hans Christian Andersen
- Der dänische Dichter Hans Christian Andersen und sein Verhältnis zu Deutschland
On the cultural exchange between Germany and Denmark, Hans Christian Andersen's journeys in Germany, comparison between HCA, Grimm and the german romantics and translation of HCA.
- H.C. Andersen
Icelandic website about HCA. Librarian Jónína Óskarsdóttir has written about the 2005 celebration, the Icelandic translators of the fairy tales, and about the life of Andersen. There are many fine pictures from her journey in the footsteps of Andersen in Denmark.
- H.C. Andersen og musikken
HCA and the music. Introduction, background, composers, texts, manuscripts, music and sound.
- H.C. Andersen og Teatret (HCA and the theatre)
The Royal Library's (Copenhagen) exhibition 'Digterens Teaterdrømme' (The poet's dreams of the theatre), including multimedia.
- Hans Christian Andersen - Father of the Modern Fairy Tale
- Hans Christian Andersen - Manuscripts for poems
Manuscripts from the collections of The Royal Library. The selected 58 poems cover the oeuvre's span of years.
- Hans Christian Andersen in Wikipedia
Short articles with lots of links in the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. You may edit or add content yourself.
- Hans Christian Andersen, 1805 - 1875
An article on the life, works and influence of Hans Christian Andersen at scandinavica.com - The Nordic community online, a website about Scandinavia.
- Ragnar Arntzen on H.C. Andersen
Pedagogic site about HCA. New translations, literary history, biography, interactive education and more. For teachers, students and pupils.
- Silkeborg Bibliotek
This site, Litteratursiden.dk shows a well introduced entry for the novels.
- The international Hans Christian Andersen conferences
The international Hans Christian Andersen conferences - a range of scholars' papers on aspects of HCA and his work.
- Short biography, biographical themes and author comparison
A short biography, a thematical approach to Andersen's life and a bibliography on ill. Andersen fairy tales in french. Ricochet-jeunes is a portal on youth litterature.
- Project Gutenberg: Hans Christian Andersen
E-texts: fairy tales, O.T., Pictures of Sweden, The True Story of my Life (Das Märchen meines Lebens ohne Dichtung).
- HCA at Denmarks Radio
- Stramboe's Hans Christian Andersen relief, Allerød
Exact copy of only existing relief, hitherto (1954) unknown, of Hans Christian Andersen to which the poet himself has been model. Sculptured 1862 by Stramboe. Further a text on Andersen's relation to the town Allerød
- The Rags - HCA and Esperanto
Illustrated fairy tales, articles, links.
- Author profile on Susning.nu
A very brief biography and a fine starting page for the Swedish pages on Hans Christian Andersen
- H.C. Andersen and Silkeborg
Hans Christian Andersens relations to Silkeborg thoroughly described with fairy tales, diaries, letters and more.
- Danish State Archives - HCA Documents
Pages concerning: Birth and christening, confirmation, The estate of the deceased father and of Andersen, School and marks, Letters and poems, Travel-memories, Death and burial
- Frederiksberg Bibliotek
Seven original HCA fairytale manuscripts from the collections of Frederiksberg Bibliotek (the library of Frederiksberg, Denmark).
- Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Brev (letters)
Letters from Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson to among others Hans Christian Andersen.
- Hans Christian Andersen and Slagelse
About Andersen's time in Slagelse with pictures of the city at that time.
- At være heldig... (To be lucky...)
On the photographer Clemens Weller, who among others photographed HCA.
- H.C. Andersen. A Biography based on Letters
Kirsten Dreyer's comprehensive biography concerning letters to and from Hans Christian Andersen.
- Andersen fairytales in French
A number of Andersen's fairy tales translated into French
- HCA's almanacs 1833-1873
The almanacs of Hans Christian Andersen.
"The street poet" Christian Kronman tells about the life of Hans Christian Andersen, at parties, libraries, clubs and so on.
- The True Story of My Life: A Sketch
The True Story of my Life translated by Mary Howitt
- HCA's fairy tale manuscripts
88 of The Royal Library's (Copenhagen) manuscripts for 61 of Hans Christian Andersen's tales. With cronologic and alphabetic survey. Essay by Jesper Gehlert Nielsen and Klaus P. Mortensen.
- The diaries of Hans Christian Andersen
The diaries of Hans Christian Andersen online. With a search engine, an essay by Torben Brostrøm, registers and indexes of contents.
- Short biography and biographical themes
A short biography, a thematical approach to Andersen's life. Further a comparative article on Andersen - The Grimm brothers and Charles Perrault. Ricochet-jeunes is a portal on youth litterature.
- Esperanto article
Article on Andersen in Esperanto.
- Excerpts of Andersen's unfinished early autobiography from 1832
- Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen. Biografía, cuentos y enlaces (biography, fairy tales and links) in Spanish. All Andersen tales that have been translated into Spanish should be here at Hadaluna Lee (www.hadaluna.com).
- Hans Christian Andersen Chronology
An English time table for Hans Christian Andersen's life made by O. Prof. Dr. Sven Hakon Rossel.
- Hans Christian Andersen's dreams
Dreams in the diaries of Hans Christian Andersen
- Hans Christian Andersen's Home Page
Niels Ingwersen has made quite an introduction to Hans Christian Andersen in prospect of his Andersen-lessons where he reveals the context between the tales and the contemporary society. On this site, you will also find a line of interviews with significant Andersen-researchers on the site as well.
- Hans Christian Andersen's Paper Cuts in The Royal Library
The Laage Petersen and the Portman Collection of papercuts. Introduction by Jens Andersen: "Scissor Writing".
- Hans Christian Andersen: Homes and Manor Houses
Alan Sødring has made a well-illustrated, brief survey of a substantial part of the residences, Andersen visited and resided at in Denmark, with information in both Danish and English. The photographs are all by the author.
A very short biography with a time table by Sven Sørensen.
- Life and Works. A Timetable 1805-1875
A web-publication of the book "H.C. Andersens liv. Dag for dag" ("The Life of Hans Christian Andersen. Day By Day" (Copenhagen 1998), a biography written by Dphil Johan de Mylius.
- People Connected with Hans Christian Andersen
About Hans Christian Andersen's relationships with Rasmus Nyerup, Carl Dahlen, J. N. Thiele, Anne Margrethe Schall, Peter Faber, H. C. Ørsted, W. Bissen, Søren Kierkegaard, Giuseppe Siboni, Vilhelm Pedersen og Familien Collin.
- The author Hans Christian Andersen
Bogguide.dk has made an extensive biographical survey of Andersen's life as an author.
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