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Baedeker, Karllocked

(1801–1859)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Baedeker, Karl (1801–1859), publisher, was born in Essen on 3 November 1801, the son of Gottschalk Diederich Baedeker (1778–1841), bookseller, and his wife, Marianne (1781–1847), daughter of bookseller Gehra of Neuwied. The family had a wide range of business activities connected to books, including publishing, bookselling, printing, and editing newspapers. After attending ...

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