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Ferdinand Denis (1798–1890)

Denis, Jean Ferdinand (den-ó’). A French explorer and historical writer; born in Paris, France, Aug. 13, 1798; died on Aug. 2, 1890. He was an extensive traveler and a voluminous writer. Among his works are: ‘History of Brazil’ (1821); ‘Buenos Ayres and Paraguay’ (2 vols., 1823). He is also the author of a series of historical novels: ‘Ysmael-ben-Kaisar, or the Discovery of the New World’ (3 vols., 1829).