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us: Steffen, Hans, 1865-1937

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  • Fuller Name

    • Friedrich Emil Hans
  • Variants

    • us: Steffen, Emilio Hans, 1865-1937
    • us: Steffen Hoffman, Hans, 1865-1937
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1865-07-27
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1937-04-07
    • Death Place

        (naf) Davos (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Santiago (Chile)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Fürstenwerder-Uckermark (Germany)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Universidad de Chile. Instituto Pedagógico
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Geographers
          (lcsh) Explorers
            (lcsh) College teachers
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Steffen, Hans, 1865-1936
        • Sources

          • found: Donoso, F. Hans Steffen, 1994: t.p. (Hans Steffen) p. 11 (Emilio Hans Steffen) b. 1865 in Germany, d. 1936
          • found: Geografía en acción, 2014: title page (Hans Steffen) page 23 (Friedrich Emil Hans Steffen; born 27 July 1865 in Fürstenwerder-Uckermark in the Brandenburg region of Germany; a lung infection caused him to move to Switzerland in 1914 and he died there in 1936)
          • found: Wikipedia, 15 March 2016 (Hans Steffen; Hans Steffen Hoffman (20 July 1865, in Fürstenwerder, Prussia-7 April 1937, in Davos, Switzerland) was a German geographer and explorer of Aysén Region in western Patagonia. Steffen did also work as teacher, encyclopedist and historian. Steffen Glacier on the Northern Patagonian Ice Field is named after him. His work in Chile begun in 1889 when he was contracted by the government of Manuel Balmaceda in Chile to work in the Pedagogical Institute of the University of Chile as teacher of history and geography among other things. He was later contracted to join the Chilean boundary commission to explore areas disputed by Argentina in what is now Aysén Region of Chile.)
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          • 1996-01-18: new
          • 2017-02-04: revised
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