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1708, Oct 221742, Sep 22
a Danish naval captain and explorer. Norden made a voyage through Egypt all the way down to Sudan in 1737–1738, on the request of King Christian VI of Denmark. Norden made abundant notes, observations and drawings of everything around him, including people, pharaonic monuments, architecture, installations, maps etc., all of which was published in the posthumous Voyage d'Egypte et de Nubie. On 8 January 1741 he became a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.
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01/08/1741-Frederic Louis Norden becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of London
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