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August Blanche (1811–1868)

Blanche, August Theodor (blänsh). A Swedish dramatist and novelist; born in Stockholm, Sept. 17, 1811; died there, Nov. 30, 1868. His comedies and farces—more particularly ‘Jenny or the Steamboat Trip,’ ‘The Doctor,’ ‘The Rich Uncle,’ and ‘The Foundling’—have made all Sweden laugh; while his realistic fictions—among them ‘The Spectre,’ ‘Tales of a Cabman,’ and ‘Sons of North and South’—are eagerly read.