Oluf Braren
Oluf Braren (25 February 1787 – 22 March 1839) was a painter of naïve art from the north Frisian island of Föhr. Some of his works show a strong affinity to his Frisian homeland.His paintings include ...
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Hans Momsen
Hans Momsen (born 23 October 1735, Fahretoft – 13 September 1811, ibidem) was a North Frisian farmer, mathematician and astronomer. Entirely without university studies he was able to solve complicated...
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Hark Olufs
Hark Olufs (July 17 or 19, 1708, Nebel – October 13, 1754) was a North Frisian sailor. He was captured by Algerian pirates and sold into slavery but by successfully serving the Bey of Constantin...
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Jens Jacob Eschels
Jens Jacob Eschels (12 December 1757 – 7 June 1842) was a nautical captain and is the author of the oldest known captain's autobiography in German.
Eschels, a great-great-grandchild of whaling cap...
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Matthias Petersen
Matthias Petersen (born Matz Peters 24 December 1632 in Oldsum, died 16 September 1706) was a sea captain and whaler from Oldsum on the North Frisian island of Föhr. He became known for catching 373 w...
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Cornelius Jensen
Cornelius Boy Jensen (September 29, 1814 – December 12, 1886) was a Danish sea captain and California politician. Of the nine one-year terms that he served as county supervisor between 1856 and 1877,...
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Hinrich Braren
Hinrich Braren (31 August 1751, Oldsum – 4 August 1826, Tönning), later known as Hinrich Brarens, was a Danish sea captain, pilot inspector and nautical examiner. He wrote the first book on navigation...