Nils Vibe Stockfleth, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nils Vibe Stockfleth

Norwegian philologist

Date of Birth: 11-Jan-1787

Place of Birth: Fredrikstad, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 26-Apr-1866

Profession: priest, missionary, translator, linguist, lexicographer, Bible translator

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Nils Vibe Stockfleth

  • Nils Joachim Christian Vibe Stockfleth (11 January 1787 in Fredrikstad, Norway – 26 April 1866 in Sandefjord) was a Norwegian cleric who was instrumental in the first development of the written form of the Northern Sami language.
  • Stockfleth compiled a Norwegian-Sami dictionary, wrote a Sami grammar and translated a portion of the Bible into the Sami language.

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