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Friedrich Kapp (1824–1884)

Kapp, Friedrich (käp). A German biographer and historian; born at Hamm, Westphalia, April 13, 1824; died at Berlin, Oct. 27, 1884. He left Germany at the outbreak of the revolution of 1848, finally wandering as far as New York (1850). He took active part in American politics. Returning to Germany in 1870, he entered the Reichstag in 1872. Nearly all his works refer to the United States, as ‘American Soldier Traffic by German Princes’ (1864), ‘German Emigration to America’ (1868), and his ‘Lives’ of Kalb and Steuben.