Documentation and dissemination of the history of Denmark in Greenland and the Arctic

The encyclopedia presents persons sent to Greenland by the Danish authorities from 1721 to 1921.


20036: Dr. Christian Rudolph and family. Dr. Rudolph was district medical officer in Jakobshavn (Ilulissat) 1839-54, colony manager in Egedesminde (Aasiaat) in 1856, doctor and colony manager in Upernavik 1858-74. Member of the commission in 1877. The photo was probably taken after moving to Denmark in 1874.

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