"Two Brothers" is number 144 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 144 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 799.

"Two Brothers" was first published 25 December 1859, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 799:

To Brdre.

Trykt i Illustreret Tidende, 1. Bind, Nr. 13, 25. 12. 1859. 103, Sp. 3. (Saml. Skr. XIV, 324).

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH XVIII-62)

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The work was published later (10 December 1870) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Tredie Bind. 1870 [Danish title]. (Number 333. BFN 1007. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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