Hans Christian Andersen vs Walt Disney

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Net worth 2018
$5 Billion
Writers
Industry
Voice Actors
Odense
Residence
Chicago
Danish
Country
United States
02/04/1805
BirthDay
05/12/1901
August 4, 1875
Died On
December 15, 1966
Royal Danish Theatre
Education
Benton Grammar School, Kansas City Art Institute, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1872

Hans Christian Andersen’s final story, ‘What Old Johanne Told’ was published in 1872

1845

The huge success of four different translations of a compilation of his fairy tales in 1845 inspired him to continue writing fairy tales and publishing them in installments

1844

‘The Snow Queen’, published in December of 1844 is one of his most critically acclaimed stories

1837

‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, first published in 1837 has been translated into more than a hundred languages

1836

1836 was one of his most prolific years in which he produced works in nearly every literary category, including his first romance novel, titled ‘O

1835

In 1835, his focus shifted away from poetry and he began writing more travelogues and fairy tales including several that have gone on to become modern classics, including ‘Thumbelina’, ‘The Princess and the Pea’ and ‘The Tinder Box’

1827

With a grant from King Frederick VI, Andersen was able to attend schools in Slagelse and Elsinore, where he completed his education in 1827

1822

Throughout his illustrious writing career from 1822 to 1874, he produced 212 fairy tales, 6 novels, 51 plays, 1024 poems and 25 travelogues

1816

Born to Hans Andersen, a shoemaker, and Anne Marie Andersdatter, a washerwoman, young Hans was introduced to literature by his father, who often read to Hans before his death in 1816

1955

After five years of immense planning, projecting, fund raising and execution, the grand opening of Disneyland Theme Park took place on July 17, 1955

1950

The first to release was ‘Cinderella’ in 1950, which was followed by ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Peter Pan’, ‘Treasure Island’, ‘Lady in the Tramp’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘101 Dalmatians’

1939

Simultaneously, the short staff continued to work on the characters of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto cartoon seriesIn 1939, he opened the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank

1938

The film was a blockbuster at the box office and went on to become the most successful film of 1938

1935

In 1935, he created history by launching ‘Flowers and Trees’, then one of the most popular cartoon shorts, in color

1934

After a successful training schedule, his high-profile leap of a feature film titled, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, went into production in 1934

1933

In 1933, he created his most memorable cartoon short, ‘The Three Little Pigs’

1929

In 1929, he released a series of musical shorts, titled ‘Silly Symphonies’, which featured Mickey’s friends, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto and Mickey’s girlfriend Minnie Mouse

1928

The dream-run for Disney ended in 1928 when he realized that Universal Pictures had bought the trademark for Oswald and that most of his creative designers, except Iwerk, had forsaken him for the Universal Pictures

1925

In 1925, he recruited ink-and-paint artist Lillian Bound, little knowing then that the two would become lifelong partners

1923

However, financial debt caused the closure of the studio in 1923

1920

In 1920, he found employment with Kansas City Film Ad Company

1919

Moving back to Kansas City in 1919, started working at the Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio, as ad-writer

1917

Moving to Chicago in 1917, he enrolled himself at the McKinley High School

1911

The family moved to Kansas City in 1911 where he received his early education

20

Most of the cartoon characters that we reckon today, Micky Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and so on are the brain-child of this international icon, who became a major figure in the American animation industry in 20th century