Sigrid Undset is born at the home of her meternal grandfather in Kalundborg, Denmark. Her parents were the archeologist Ingvald Undset (1853-1893) and his danish wife Charlotte Undset, born Gyth (1855-1939).
Sigrid Undset was born on the 20th of May 1882 in her mother’s home town Kalundborg in Denmark. Her parents were the archaeologist Ingvald Undset (1853-1893) and his Danish wife Charlotte Undset, nee Gyth (1855-1939).
Sigrid Undset is one of the leading and internationally most well known Norwegian authors of the 1900s. She made her literary début in 1907 with the novel of marriage Fru Marta Oulie. Jenny (1911) became Sigrid Undset’s breakthrough novel.