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The page of Aasen, Ivar, English biography

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Aasen, Ivar
(Ivar Andreas Aasen)


Ivar Andreas Aasen (5 August 1813 – 23 September 1896) was a Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright, and poet. He is best known for having assembled from dialects one of the two official written versions of the Norwegian language, Nynorsk.

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