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|Carl Christian Rafn (17951864)|
|Rafn, Carl Christian (räfn). A Danish critic and archæologist; born in Brahesborg, Fünen, Jan. 16, 1795; died in Copenhagen, Oct. 20, 1864. He produced numerous works, the most important being a Danish translation of Norse mythic and romantic sagas (182930); an edition of Ragnar Lodbrogs death-song (1826); and American Antiquities (1837), his most widely read book, in which he undertakes to prove that America was discovered by Norsemen in the tenth century.|