Profile of the Day: Hans Christian Andersen
On April 2, 1805, beloved fairytales author Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark. During his lifetime, Andersen won critical appraise worldwide for his innovated stories, which often presented lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity. Each year, his birthday is celebrated as International Children’s Book Day around the world. What’s your favorite childhood story?
Hans Christian Andersen’s family tree on Geni is still very small. Perhaps you can help expand his tree and connect him to over 68 million people in the World Family Tree.