The New International Encyclopædia/Lange, Henry

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LANGE, Henry (1821-93). A German cartographer, born at Stettin. He worked with Berghaus, and, after laboring three years in Edinburgh on Johnson's physical atlas, studied under Ritter and Dove in Berlin (1847 sqq.). In 1855 he entered the employ of Brockhaus at the head of the geographical department; retired in 1860; and in 1868 became inspector in the Berlin Statistical Bureau. He published: Atlas von Nordamerika (1854); Brockhaus' Reiseatlas (1858-73); and Land und Seekarte des Mittelländischen Meers (2d ed. 1870).