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1686, Jan 311758, Nov 5
a Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary who launched mission efforts to Greenland, which led him to be styled the Apostle of Greenland. He established a successful mission among the Inuit and is credited with revitalizing Dano-Norwegian interest in the island after contact had been broken for hundreds of years. He founded Greenland's capital Godthåb, now known as Nuuk.
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07/06/1734-Hans Egede and crew, while sailing past the coast of Greenland, witness a sea serpent (perhaps a giant squid).
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