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Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae (1821–1885)

Worsaae, Jens Jacob Asmussen (vor’sâ-e). A Danish historian; born at Veile, Jutland, March 14, 1821; died near Holbäk, Aug. 15, 1885. He was director of the Museum of Northern Antiquities, Copenhagen, from 1866; minister of public worship 1874–75. He wrote: ‘Primeval Antiquities of Denmark’ (1843); ‘Account of the Danes in England, Scotland, and Ireland’ (1851); ‘The Danish Conquest of England and Normandy’ (1863); etc.