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An·der·sen(ăn′dər-sən), Hans Christian 1805-1875.
Danish writer known for his fairy tales, including "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Ugly Duckling."
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(Biography) Hans Christian. 1805–75, Danish author of fairy tales, including The Ugly Duckling, The Tin Soldier, and The Snow Queen
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An•der•sen(ˈæn dər sən)
Hans Christian, 1805–75, Danish author, esp. of fairy tales.
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