April 2 1805 – Danish Writer Hans Christian Andersen is Born

April 2 1805 – Danish Writer Hans Christian Andersen is BornRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Fairy tales have captivated the imagination of children for generations, leaving them spellbound with tales of heroes and villains in fanciful lands. Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, who produced more timeless tales to fill the genre than perhaps any other author, was born on April 2, 1805 in Odense. With his work adapted widely for the stage and screen, he is regarded as one of the most influential children’s writers ever. Born to a father of the same name, much of Andersen’s childhood has vanished into the mists of history. Watching his shoemaker […]