Madvig, Johan Nicolai (18041886)

Madvig, Johan Nicolai, Danish scholar and politician, born at Svaneke, Bornholm; studied at Copenhagen, where he became professor of Latin in 1829; his studies of the Latin prose authors brought him world-wide fame, and his Latin Grammar (1841) and Greek Syntax (1846) were invaluable contributions to scholarship; he entered parliament, was repeatedly its president, and was Liberal Minister of Education and Religion 1848 to 1851; he died blind (18041886).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Madrigal * Mæander
Madeira River
Madeleine, Church of the
Madge Wildfire
Madison, James
Madman of the North
Madoc
Madonna
Madras
Madrid
Madrigal
Madvig, Johan Nicolai
Mæander
Mæcenas
Maelström
Mænades
Mæonides
Maestricht
Maeterlinck, Maurice
Mafeking
Maffia
Magdala