Johan Herman Wessel

Johan Herman Wessel's Death

Born (Birthday) October 6, 1742

Death Date December 29, 1785

Age of Death 43 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession Poet

The poet Johan Herman Wessel died at the age of 43. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Norwegian-Danish poet and playwright who is best known for his eighteenth-century satirical works. He is perhaps most famous for Smeden og Bageren (The Smith and the Baker) and Hundemordet (The Dog Murder).

He was a member of The Norwegian Society, a Copenhagen-based literary club.

He mastered the genre of the epigram.