Hans Nielsen Hauge (1771-1824) was a Norwegian revivalist and religious leader who had a profound impact on the religious and cultural life of Norway. Born in Tune, Norway, Hauge was a self-taught lay preacher who was committed to spreading the gospel and promoting religious revival. Despite facing opposition from the established church and the government, Hauge traveled throughout Norway and Sweden, preaching and conducting revival meetings that brought thousands of people to faith in Jesus Christ. Hauge's revival efforts were characterized by their simplicity and directness, and he emphasized the importance of a personal relationship with God and the experience of conversion. He also promoted social and economic reform, advocating for the rights of the poor and oppressed. Hauge's revival efforts had a profound impact on the religious and cultural life of Norway, and his legacy continues to inspire Christians in Norway and around the world.