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Encyclopedia > Frederic Louis Norden

Frederic Louis Norden (October 22, 1708September 22, 1742), Danish naval captain and explorer. October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... Events March 23 - James Francis Edward Stuart lands at the Firth of Forth September 28 - Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya Kandahar conquered by Mir Wais In Masuria one third of the population die during the plague J.S. Bach appointed as chamber musician and... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years). ... Events January 24 - Charles VII Albert becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ...


Also known as Frederick, Frederik, Friderick, Ludwig, Ludvig and Lewis. The name used on the first publication of his famous Voyage d'Egypte et de Nubie (Copenhagen, 1755) is Frederic Louis Norden. His name is often shortened F. L. Norden.


Norden made a voyage through Egypt all the way down to Sudan in 17371738, 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. Events 12 February — The San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is inaugurated. ... Events January 1 - Bouvet Island is discovered by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier. ... Chistian VI (1699-1746) king of Denmark and Norway from 1730. ...


He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of London January 8, 1741, where his name was registered as Frederic Lewis Norden. The Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge, known simply as the Royal Society, is claimed to be the oldest learned society still in existence. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events April 10 – Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz December 19 – Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 – Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius William Browning invents mineral water Elizabeth of Russia became czarina. ...


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Frederic Louis Norden (October 22, 1708 – September 22, 1742) was 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.
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