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Death: 23rd May 1906Location: Vår Frelsers gravlund (Our Saviour's Cemetery), Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Cause of death: Stroke
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Major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre. His major works include Peer Gynt, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, The Wild Duck, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and he influenced other playwrights and novelists such as George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Miller, James Joyce, and Eugene O'Neill.