The Pretenders

The Pretenders is a play by Henrik Ibsen (1863).The original title in Norwegian was Kongsemnerne (literally: The potential kings).  It describes the conflict between King Haakon IV Haakonsson and his father-in-law, Duke Skule.

The play had its world premiere at Christiania Theater January 17 1864. Read more about the world premiere here.


(Objekt ID 3613)
Object type Artwork
Original title Kongsemnerne
Work type Script
Published October 31, 1863
Language Norwegian
Original language Norwegian
Categories Drama