Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb

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Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb (Faroese pronunciation: [ˈvɛnsɛslɔus ˈulrikus ˈhamːəʂhaimp], Icelandic: [ˈvɛnsɛslɔis ˈʏltrɪkʏs ˈhamːɛrshaimp]; March 25, 1819 April 8, 1909)[1] was a Faroese Lutheran minister who established the modern orthography of Faroese, the language of the Faroe Islands, based on the Icelandic language, which like Faroese, derives from Old Norse.

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Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb
BornMarch 25, 1819[1]
DiedApril 8, 1909(1909-04-08) (aged 90)
Faroe Islands stamp honoring Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb

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