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Freshfield, Douglas William (1845–1934), geographer and mountain explorer

R. N. Rudmose Brown

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33275

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Freshfield, Douglas William (1845–1934), geographer and mountain explorer, was born at Hampstead, Middlesex, on 27 April 1845, the only son of Henry Ray Freshfield (1814–1895) [see under Freshfield family], solicitor to the Bank of England, and his wife, Jane Quentin, the daughter of ...

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Subjects: Education ; Earth Sciences and Geography ; World History ; Maps and Map-making ; Asian History ; European History

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