The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Rafn, Karl Christian
Danish archæologist, born in Fünen; devoted his life to the study of northern antiquities; edited numerous Norse MSS.; executed translations of Norse literature; wrote original treatises in the same interest, and by his researches established the fact of the discovery of America by the Norsemen in the 10th century (1796-1864).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Rafn, Karl Christian'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/rafn-karl-christian.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.