Henrik Ibsen entry: Overview screen.
20 March 1828
Playwright HI was born at Skien
in southern Norway
, a town that dates back to Viking times.
12 April 1850
HI had his first play, Catiline
, privately published under the pseudonym 'Brynjolf Bjarme', with the title Catilina, Drama i tre acter
21 December 1879
HI's A Doll's House
, a controversial play which portrays marriage as stifling to its female protagonist, Nora, premiered at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen
as Et dukkehjem
19 December 1899
HI published his final play, When We Dead Awaken
, under the title Når vi døde vågner