Life is not so idiotically mathematical that only the big eat the small; it is just as common for a bee to kill a lion or at least to drive it mad.
– August Strindberg
The Swedish dramatist was born on this day in 1849.
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Born Johan August Strindberg22 January 1849Stockholm, Sweden Died 14 May 1912 (aged 63)Stockholm, Sweden Resting place Norra begravningsplatsen Occupation Playwright • Novelist • Essayist • Poet • Painter Nationality Swedish Period Modernism Literary movement NaturalismExpressionism Notable work(s) The Red Room (1879)The Father (1887)Miss Julie (1888)
To Damascus (1898)
A Dream Play (1902)
The Ghost Sonata (1908)
Spouse(s) Siri von Essen (1877–91)Frida Uhl (1893–95)Harriet Bosse (1901–02)