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Kneller, Sir Godfrey [formerly Gottfried Kniller], baronetlocked

(1646–1723)
  • J. Douglas Stewart

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Kneller, Sir Godfrey [formerly Gottfried Kniller], baronet (1646–1723), history and portrait painter, was born Gottfried Kniller (which name he used, together with Kneller, until well into his thirties) at Lübeck, north Germany, on 8 August 1646, the third son of Zacharias Kniller (1611–1675)...

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