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Rasmus Björn Anderson (1846–1936)

Anderson, Rasmus Björn (än’der-sen). An American author; born in Albion, WI, Jan. 12, 1846, of Norwegian parents; died in 1936. He was educated at Norwegian Lutheran College, Decorah, IA; becoming professor of Scandinavian languages in the University of Wisconsin in 1875–84, and United States minister to Denmark in 1885. His books include: ‘America not Discovered by Christopher Columbus’ (1874); ‘Norse Mythology’ (1875); ‘Viking Tales of the North’ (1877), ‘Translation of the Younger Edda’ (1880); ‘First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration, 1821–40’; besides many translations.