How Johan Herman Wessel Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Johan Herman Wessel reached the not so modest age of 43 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous poet.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Norwegian-Danish poet and playwright who is best known for his eighteenth-century satirical works. He is perhaps most famous for Smeden og Bageren (The Smith and the Baker) and Hundemordet (The Dog Murder).

He was a member of The Norwegian Society, a Copenhagen-based literary club.

He mastered the genre of the epigram.

How did Johan Herman Wessel die?

Information about the death of Johan Herman Wessel
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death43 years
ProfessionPoet
BirthdayOctober 6, 1742
Death dateDecember 29, 1785
Place of deathCopenhagen, Denmark
Place of burialN/A