(3522) Becker

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1941 SW. Discovered 1941 Sept. 21 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for Reinhold von Becker (1788–1858), a member of the old Academia Aboensis from 1813 onward. The weekly Turun Viikkosanomat, which he began publishing in 1820, had an essential influence on the evolution of the Finnish literary language. (M 18452)

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