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