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Von Zedtwitz, Waldemar Konrad Anton Wilhelm Ferdinand

Author: Alan Truscott
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press
Edition/Format: Encyclopedia article Encyclopedia article : English
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Von Zedtwitz, Waldemar Konrad Anton Wilhelm Ferdinand (08 May 1896-05 October 1984), bridge champion and lexicographer, was born in Berlin. His father was Moritz Kurt Von Zedtwitz, a German baron with estates in Saxony, whose death in a yachting accident a few months after the birth gave his son the title. The baby had dual citizenship, for his mother was a member of a wealthy Kentucky family, Mary Eliza  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Alan Truscott
ISBN: 9780198606697
Publication:American National Biography Online
Language Note: English
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Von Zedtwitz, Waldemar Konrad Anton Wilhelm Ferdinand (08 May 1896-05 October 1984), bridge champion and lexicographer, was born in Berlin. His father was Moritz Kurt Von Zedtwitz, a German baron with estates in Saxony, whose death in a yachting accident a few months after the birth gave his son the title. The baby had dual citizenship, for his mother was a member of a wealthy Kentucky family, Mary Eliza Breckinridge Caldwell, who died in 1910. Her grandfather was ...

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