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Franzn, Frans Michael

Franzn, Frans Michael frns m?k?l frns?n [key], 1772?1847, Swedish poet, a bishop, b. Finland. He became professor of philosophy at bo in 1798. His Ode to Gustaf Philip Creutz (1797) marks the birth of romantic lyric poetry in Sweden.

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