Icons of Longevity: Luxdorph's Eighteenth Century Gallery of Long-Livers

Icons of Longevity: Luxdorph's Eighteenth Century Gallery of Long-Livers

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2010
ISBN
8778387418
ISBN13
9788778387417
Bolle Willum Luxdorph, who lived from 1716-1788, was the first Dane known to have studied the phenomenon of old age. Luxdorph was a high-ranking Danish civil servant, a leader of the Danish Chancellery, as well as a scholar and poet. In the last years of his life, Luxdorph created an art collection ...more

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