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Moritz Gottlieb Saphir (1795–1858)

Saphir, Moritz (säf’ēr). An Austrian humorist; born at Lovas-Berény in Hungary, Feb. 8, 1795; died near Vienna, Sept. 5, 1858. Among his numerous writings are: ‘Album for Play and Earnest, Fun and Humor’ (2 vols., 1846); ‘Dictionary of Wit and Humor’ (2 ed. 5 vols., 1860).