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Category:Olaus Magnus

English: Olaus Magnus, Olaus Magni or Olaus Magni Gothus (Magnus, Latin for the Swedish Stor, great, is a personally taken latin family name, and not a personal epithet. His real name was Månsson; son of Måns), reported as born in October 1490 in Östergötland, and died on August 1, 1557, was a Swedish ecclesiastic and writer, who did pioneering work for the interest of Nordic people.


Olaus Magnus 
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Swedish patriot and writer
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Date of birth October 1490
Östergötland
Olav Manson
Date of death 1 August 1557
Rome
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of Rostock
Occupation
Position held
  • archbishop
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