Yahya Hassan

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Yahya Hassan (19 May 1995 – 29 April 2020) was a Danish poet and political activist. He was known for his criticism of Islam in Denmark.[1][2] He was born in Aarhus, Denmark. His most known work, Yahya Hassan, as of 2013 was the best-selling debut poetry collection in Denmark. It printed in more than 120,000 copies (middle of 2015).[3]

Hassan was found dead in his apartment in Aarhus on 29 April 2020, aged 24.[4][5]

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  1. "Danish rap poet Yahya Hassan faces racism charge for knocking Muslims". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  2. "Poet Sparks New Debate on Islam in Denmark". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  3. Anders Hjort (16 December 2013). "Rekord: Yahya Hassan runder de 100.000". Politiken (in Danish).
  4. Nielsen, Trina; Johansen, Christian Winther; Mejborn, Katja (30 April 2020). "Yahya Hassan er død". B.T.
  5. "Danish poet Yahya Hassan dead at 24". france24.com. 30 April 2020. Archived from the original on 30 April 2020. Retrieved 30 April 2020.