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Kiepert, Heinrich (b. 1818), geographer, born at Berlin, studied under Ritter. He was appointed director of the Geographical Institute at Weimar in 1845, and professor of geography at Berlin in 1859. Among his most important atlases are those of Greece (1840-46), Palestine (1846), and the well-known Historico-Geographical Atlas of the Ancient World (1848).