• Born date: 1796-07-29
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1876-12-30
Christian Winther

Rasmus Villads Christian Ferdinand Winther (July 29, 1796 – December 30, 1876), was a Danish lyric poet.He was born at Fensmark near Næstved, where his father was the vicar. He went to the University of Copenhagen in 1815, and studied theology, taking his degree in 1824. He began to publish verse in 1819, but no collected volume appeared until 1828. Meanwhile, from 1824 to 1830, Winther was supporting himself as a tutor.