Johannes Carsten Von Hauch, a Danish poet, born in Frederikshald, Norway, May 12, 1791, died in Rome, March 4, 1872. He graduated at the university of Christiania in 1821, travelled in France and Italy, composed several of his dramas while in the latter country, and returned to Denmark in 1827. For several years ho was professor of natural sciences in the university of Soro, and in 1846 he became professor of northern literature at Kiel. Expelled from that office at the insurrection of 1848, Queen Maria Sophia Frederica offered him an asylum at the castle of Frederiksborg, where he resided several years. In 1851 he succeeded Oehlenschlager as professor of aesthetics and belles-lettres at the university of Copenhagen. His works comprise many tragedies, as Bajazet, Tiberius, Don Juan, &c; a dramatic epic, Hamadryaden; lyrical poems and romantic tales, among which are Wilhelm Zabern (2d ed., 1848) and Robert Fulton (2 vols., 1853). He also wrote upon zoology and other natural sciences. His Nordische My-thenlehre, in German, appeared in Leipsic in 1848. In concert with Forchhammer he prepared the "Life of Oersted" (Copenhagen, 1853). His latest works were: Charles de la Bessiere (1860), Waldeman Seier (1862), Nyc Digtninger (1869), Afhandlinger og oesthetiske Betragtninger (1869), and Minder fra min forste Udenlandsreise (Copenhagen, 1871).