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Kierkegaard, Søren Aaby
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I. Life – II. Work – III. Influence

(May 5, 1813, Copenhagen – Nov 11, 1855, Copenhagen)

I. Life

Danish theologian, philosopher, and writer. Kierkegaard was the youngest of seven siblings. His mother, Ane Sörensdatter Lund (1768–1834), had been employed as a maid in the house of his father Michael Pedersen Kierkegaard (1756–1838) after the death of his first wife (1796). As a businessman, the father – an orthodox Pietist and active member of the Herrnhuter Brethern (Bohemian and Moravian Brethren) in Copenhagen – ac…

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Deuser, Hermann, “Kierkegaard, Søren Aaby”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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