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Saxo, Kierkegaard, H.C. Andersen, Carl Nielsen - you'll find them all at the National Library

Treasures in The Royal Library

9 May 2012 - 31 December 2015

Exhibition: Gutenberg’s bible, the notes of philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, the diaries of fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen and a wide range of other invaluable cultural treasures are immersed in pop art jungle by Russian artist Andrey Bartenev. A new exhibition of the greatest works from the Royal Library's collections.


Extensive, fascinating collections of manuscripts, books, newspapers, pictures, maps, music, theatre, drama texts and a lot of other materials and subjects

H.C. Andersen klip

Features in Focus

Digital presentations of treasures from the library, Hans Christian Andersen and Søren Kierkegaard, The Poma manuscript, plates from the Danish flora and Archive of Danish Literature