Johan Herman Wessel – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Johan Herman Wessel died at age 43, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding poet Johan Herman Wessel's death.

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
BirthdayOctober 6, 1742
Death dateDecember 29, 1785
Place of deathCopenhagen, Denmark
Place of burialN/A