Conrad Malte-Brun, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Conrad Malte-Brun

Dano-French geographer

Date of Birth: 12-Aug-1775

Place of Birth: Thisted, North Denmark Region, Denmark

Date of Death: 14-Dec-1826

Profession: writer, poet, geographer, journalist

Nationality: Denmark, France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Conrad Malte-Brun

  • Conrad Malte-Brun (12 August 1775 – 14 December 1826), born Malthe Conrad Bruun, and sometimes referred to simply as Malte-Brun, was a Dano-French geographer and journalist.
  • His second son, Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun, was also a geographer.
  • Today he is perhaps best remembered for coining the name for the geographic region Oceania (French Océanie) around 1812.

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