1. He was a slight handicap; he fell from a tree when he was younger.
2. Kierkegaard’s philosophy and “muse” for his writings was inspired by the love of his life.
3. He went to Berlin to study philosophy.
4. He was made fun “satirized and lampooned.” This affected his writing because he would make furious denunciations and opinions in his journals.
5. Kierkegaard collapsed on the street with a stroke and eventually died. His work was then well known.