The new Hans Christian Andersen Museum is being built for 305 million DKK on the Danish fairy tale island Funen

Denmark's world-famous poet Hans Christian Andersen was born on April 2nd in 1805 in Odense on the East Sea of

Get to know more about the famous Danish fairytale writer

Hans Christian Andersen - you know the name and love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself?