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Carl Bernhard (1798–1865)

Bernhard, Carl (bċrn’här), pseudonym of Nicolai de Saint Aubain. A celebrated Danish novelist; born in Copenhagen, Nov. 18, 1798; died there, Nov. 25, 1865. His induction into the republic of letters was under the auspices of his noted kinswoman, Madame Gyllembourg. The poet Heiberg was his uncle; the nephew has almost overshadowed the older writer through the brilliance of ‘The Favorite of Fortune,’ ‘Two Friends,’ ‘For and Against,’ and many other novels, all founded either on historical occurrences or the author’s observations of contemporary life.