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Peter Andreas Heiberg (1758–1841)

Heiberg, Peter Andreas. A Danish dramatic poet, satirist, and political writer; born in Vordingborg, Nov. 16, 1758; died at Paris, April 30, 1841. His early political writings resulted in his banishment. He went to Paris and entered the service of Talleyrand, and obtained lucrative posts under the first French empire. His comedies, especially ‘Heckingborn,’ have been much admired, and successfully produced on the English, French, Danish, and German stage. His ‘Life of a Dollar Bill’ is a prose fancy.