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Rudolf Keyser

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1803, Jan 11864, Oct 9
a Norwegian historian, archaeologist and educator. Keyser was most commonly associated with the Theory on immigration to Norway. Keyser was a supporter of the migration theory that the Norse tribes had wandered into Norway from the north and east, a view also shared by Peter Andreas Munch, a former student of Keyser. This theory was inspired in part by the e...
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Gottfried Kinkel

aka: Johann Gottfried
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1815, Aug 111836-18821882, Nov 12
a German poet also noted for his revolutionary activities and his escape from a Prussian prison in Spandau with the help of his friend Carl Schurz. Kinkel's Gedichte first appeared in 1843. His best works were the verse romances, Otto der Schütz, eine rheinische Geschichte in zwölf Abenteuern (1846), and Der Grobschmied von Antwerpen (...
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Daniel Kirkwood

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1814, Sep 271839-18951895, Jun 11
an American astronomer. Kirkwood was born in Harford County, Maryland to John and Agnes (née Hope) Kirkwood. He graduated in mathematics from the York County Academy in York, Pennsylvania in 1838. After teaching there for five years, he became Principal of the Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and after another five years he moved on to beco...
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Friedrich August von Klinkowstrom

aka: Klinkowström
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unknownunknown
a German artist, author and teacher from an old Pomeranian noble family. His early pictures as well showed a strong leaning towards the Roman Catholic Church. After two stints in the army, there came three quiet years of painting and literary work. He devoted himself particularly to children's books for which he provided designs and illustrations.
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Sarah Kemble Knight

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1666, Apr 191704-17051727, Sep 25
a teacher and businesswoman, who is remembered for a brief diary of a journey from Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, to New York City, Province of New York, in 1704–1705, which provides us with one of the few first-hand-accounts of travel conditions in Connecticut during colonial times.
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Jan Philip Koelman

aka: Johan
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18181893
a Dutch painter, sculptor, writer and teacher, involved during part of his life in revolutionary activity. He attended Cornelis Kruseman's studio together with other artists of this period, such as Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff, David Bles and Herman ten Kate. Between 1846 and 1851 Koelman lived in Rome, to where he travelled for artistic purposes, but where h...
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