August Strindberg (1849-1912)

Death: 14th May 1912
Location: Norra begravningsplatsen (Northern Cemetery), Solna, Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden Plot: Section Kv 13A, grave 101-9136
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach
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Swedish playwright, novelist, poet and essayist. Strindberg's career spanned four decades, during which time he wrote over 60 plays and more than 30 works of fiction, autobiography, history, cultural analysis, and politics. 
In Sweden Strindberg is both known as a novelist and a playwright, but in most other countries he is almost only known as a playwright. He is considered the "father" of modern Swedish literature and his novel The Red Room (1879) has frequently been described as the first modern Swedish novel. His theatrical breakthrough came in 1881, when his first major play, Master Olof, was premiered.