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Jens Christian Hostrup (1818–1892)

Hostrup, Jens Christian (hos’trup). A Danish poet, dramatist, and humorist; born in Copenhagen, May 20, 1818; died there, Nov. 21, 1892. ‘The Neighbors,’ a farce, made his reputation while yet a theological student. His best play is ‘Master and Pupil.’ Later, as a clergyman, he brought out more serious work: ‘Eva,’ a drama; a volume of ‘Popular Discourses’; and various other productions. He is one of the foremost names in later Danish literature.