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(4181) Kivi

Reference work entry

1938 DK1. Discovered 1938 Feb. 24 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named in memory of Aleksis Kivi (1834–1872), the first Finnish-language dramatist and novelist. His principal work, Seitsemän veljestä (’seven brothers’), completed in 1870, was translated into many languages and also made into a movie. (M 18456)

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