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Christiern Pedersen (1480?–1554)

Pedersen, Christiern (pā’der-sen). A Danish scholar and historical writer; born about 1480, at Svendborg on the island of Fuynen; died in 1554. He was an ardent Reformer. By his translation of Luther’s Bible—the ‘Bible of Christian III.,’ so called—he contributed largely to the formation of the literary language of Denmark. He wrote several historical works, and translated the ‘Danish History’ of Saxo Grammaticus.