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William Van Mildert

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1765, Nov 61836, Feb 21
the last palatine Bishop of Durham (1826–1836), and one of the founders of the University of Durham. His name survives in Van Mildert College, founded in 1965 and the Van Mildert Professor of Divinity. As part of the University of Durham's foundation, behind which he was the driving force, he gave Durham Castle to the University, where it became the home o...
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Ludvig Vibe

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1803, Sep 261881, Jun 21
a Norwegian classical philologist and educator. He was Professor of Greek language at the Royal Frederick University from 1838. He is known for translating The Birds and Prometheus Bound, and also for a work on Spartan governance named Hvad var Spartas Ekklesii. He was, however, most interested in preserving the position of the classical languages in society...
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Ole Vig

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1824, Feb 61857, Dec 19
a Norwegian teacher, poet, non-fiction writer, magazine editor and proponent for public education. He edited the magazine Folkevennen from 1851, published the poetry collection Norske Bondeblomster in 1851, and the history book Norges historie indtil Harald Haarfagre in 1857. His poem and national hymn "Nordmandssang" ("Blandt alle Lande") was published in S...
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Volrath Vogt

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1817, Feb 141889, Jul 19
a Danish-born Norwegian theologian and schoolteacher, who is particularly known for his biblical stories for schoolchildren. He was born in Reerslev, Denmark, and grew up in Norway. He was teacher at the Christiania Cathedral School for fifty years, from 1839 to 1889. His textbook Bibelhistorie med Lidt af Kirkens Historie from 1858 became widely used in sch...
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Wilhelm Volckmar

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1812, Dec 261887, Aug 27
a German organist virtuoso, seminar music teacher and composer. He received his musical education from his father Adam Valentin Volckmar (1770-1851). He was a student of Johann Gottfried Vierling, who had received his training with Johann Philipp Kirnber...
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Gerardus Vossius

aka: Gerrit Janszoon Vos
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15771649, Mar 19
a Dutch classical scholar and theologian. In 1600 he was made rector of the latin school in Dordrecht, and devoted himself to philology and historical theology. From 1614 to 1619 he was director of the theological college at Leiden University. In the meantime, he was gaining a great reputation as a scholar, not only in the Netherlands, but also in France an...
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