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Verner von Heidenstam (1859–1940)

Heidenstam, Verner von (hī’den-stäm). A Swedish poet and novelist; born at Olshammer, July 6, 1859; died in 1940. He was the originator of the movement in Sweden against extreme realism. He made Oriental themes his specialty. His novel ‘Endymion,’ published in 1889, is very popular. ‘Pilgrimages,’ a collection of poems appearing in 1888, and ‘Modern Barbarism’ established his international reputation.