Johannes Bucholtz 1882-1940
Danish writer who achieved great popularity and fame in Denmark, but also abroad, especially in Germany and England. He worked as a railway clerk and came to Struer in 1902. He rose to sudden fame in 1915 with his novel "Egholm and His God". From 1924 he lived by writing. He wrote plays and a few poems. He founded Struer Museum and was very interested in nature and conservation. He became a cultural beacon of his time, but the status faded after his death in 1940 and he is now almost forgotten.
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