Adam Oehlenschläger Consider As The National Poet of Denmark. Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger was a Danish poet and playwright. He introduced romanticism into Danish literature. He was born in Vesterbro. His great work was to awaken in the breasts of his countrymen an enthusiasm for the poetry and religion of their ancestors,
and this he performed to so complete an extent that his name remains to this day synonymous with Scandinavian romance.