(18981944). B. Maribo, Den.; original family name: Petersen; adopted at age 6 by the Munk family after his parents died; educ. Copenhagen; ordained 1924; pastor Vederso, W. Jutland, Den.; poet, dramatist; killed for opposing Nazism (see Socialism, 3). Works include En Idealist (Eng. tr. Herod the King); Cant (on the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn); Han sidder red Smeltedligen (Eng. tr. He Sits at the Melting Pot; portrays Hitler's Germany). See also Denmark, Lutheranism in, 12.
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