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Henrik Pontoppidan (24 Julie 1857 – 21 August 1943) wis a Dens realist writer wha shared wi Karl Gjellerup the Nobel Prize for Leeteratur in 1917 for "his authentic descriptions o present-day life in Denmark."

Nobel prize medal.svg Henrik Pontoppidan
Henrik Pontoppidan 1913.jpg
Pontoppidan c. 1913
Born24 Julie 1857(1857-07-24)
Fredericia, Denmark
Dee'd21 August 1943(1943-08-21) (aged 86)
Charlottenlund, Denmark
NaitionalityDens
GenreRealist writer
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur
1917 shared wi Karl Gjellerup