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Conrad Malte-Brun (1775–1826)

Malte-Brun, Conrad (mält-bru‘) originally Malte Conrad Brunn. A famous French geographer and publicist; born at Thisted, Jutland, Denmark, Aug. 12, 1775; died in Paris, Dec. 14, 1826. Banished from his native country in 1800, he resided in Paris. His great work was ‘Epitome of Universal Geography’ (1810–29). He also founded the ‘Annals of Travels, Geography, and History’ (1808–14); collaborated in ‘Mathematical, Physical, and Political Geography’ (16 vols., 1804–7) and ‘Dictionary of Universal Geography’ (8 vols., 1821); wrote ‘Scientific and Literary Miscellanies’ (3 vols., 1828); etc.