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Madvig, Johan Nicolai
Danish scholar and politician, born at Svaneke, Bornholm; studied at Copenhagen, where he became professor of Latin in 1829; his studies of the Latin prose authors brought him world-wide fame, and his Latin Grammar and Greek Syntax were invaluable contributions to scholarship; he entered parliament, was repeatedly its president, and was Liberal Minister of Education and Religion 1848 to 1851; he died blind (1804-1886).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Madvig, Johan Nicolai'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/madvig-johan-nicolai.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.