Today’s Date: Meaning in his death? – The Post

Today’s Date: Meaning in his death?

November 11th, 2015 7:00 am| by TheCopenhagenPost
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On this day in 1855 the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard died in Copenhagen after collapsing on the street a few weeks earlier. Kierkegaard, who is considered the greatest Danish philosopher and one of the founding fathers of existentialism, was buried at Assistens Cemetery in Nørrebro after his sudden death aged just 42 (the meaning of life).