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08/05/1835 The first of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytales are published

The first installment of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytales was published by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark and contained "The Tinderbox", "Little Claus and Big Claus", "The Princess and the Pea", and "Little Ida's Flowers". Two other installments followed, and the resulting nine stories were compiled into a single collection entitled “Fairy tales for Children. First Collection.”