Runeberg, Johan Ludwig (18041877)

Runeberg, Johan Ludwig, the national poet of Finland, born at Jacobstad; educated at, and afterwards lectured in, the university of Abo; published his first volume, “Lyric Poems,” in 1830; edited a bi-weekly paper; for forty years (till his death) was Reader of Roman Literature in the College of Borga; his epic idylls, “The Elk Hunters,” “Christmas Eve,” his epic “King Fjalar,” &c., are the finest poems in the Swedish language; are characterised by a repose, simplicity, and artistic finish, yet have withal the warmth of national life in them (18041877).

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

Runcorn * Runes
Rudra
Rugby
Ruge, Arnold
Rügen
Ruhr
Rule of Faith
Rum
Rumford, Count
Rump, The
Runcorn
Runeberg, Johan Ludwig
Runes
Runnimede
Rupee
Rupert, Prince
Rupert's Land
Rush, Benjamin
Rushworth, John
Ruskin, John
Russell, John, Earl
Russell, William, Lord