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Hanna Winsnes

Hanna Winsnes
Portrait of Hanna Winsnes
Hanna Winsnes, portrayed by Mathias Stoltenberg
Born (1789-08-29)29 August 1789
Bragernæs (Drammen), Norway
Died 19 October 1872(1872-10-19) (aged 83)
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Poet, novelist, non-fiction writer
Known for Being the first female novelist in Norway
Notable work Grevens Datter (novel, 1841)
Lærebog i de forskjellige Grene af Huusholdningen (cookbook, 1845)
Spouse(s) Paul Winsnes
Relatives Hans Strøm (uncle)
Barbra Ring (great-granddaughter)
Hanna Winsnes (29 August 1789 – 19 October 1872) was a Norwegian poet, novelist and non-fiction writer. She was born in Drammen, and was married to priest and politician Paul Winsnes. She was the first female novelist in Norway, her first was Grevens Datter from 1841, published under the pseudonym "Hugo Schwarz". She is particularly remembered for her cookbook, Lærebog i de forskjellige Grene af Huusholdningen from 1845, which also included themes such as livestock farming, butchering, baking, boiling of soap, and candlemoulding.[1][2]

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