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Philipp Blommaert (1809–1871)

Blommaert, Philipp (blom’märt). A Flemish poet, historian, and dramatist; born in Ghent, Aug. 27, 1809; died there, Aug. 14, 1871. His great ambition was to make his native Flemish tongue a literary language, and to unify the people who wrote and spoke it. His works include: ‘History of the Belgian Lowlanders,’ a specimen of stately prose; ‘Theophilus,’ a poem; and ‘Old Flemish Ballads.’