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Snorri Sturluson, 1179?-1241

LC control no.n 50000553
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Personal name headingSnorri Sturluson, 1179?-1241
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Variant(s)Snorre Sturlason, 1179?-1241
Snorro Sturleson, 1179?-1241
Sturluson, Snorri, 1179?-1241
LocatedReykjarhóll (Iceland)
Birth date1179
Death date12410922
Profession or occupationHistorians Poets Courts--Iceland--Officials and employees
Special noteCross-references unevaluated.
Found inEncyclopaedia Britannica, c2002 (Snorri Sturluson; born 1179 ; killed as political retribution at the request of King Haakon IV of Norway Sept. 22, 1241; Icelandic historian, and poet; was twice lawspeaker of Icelandic high court ; lived at Reykjarhóll from 1206 on; author of the Prose Edda and the Heimskringla)
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