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Kotzebue, Otto von, the greatest of German navigators, second son of the above, was born at Revel in 1787. He made several voyages round the world, describing them in two works published respectively in 1821 and 1830. In 1816 he discovered the Sound near Behring Strait that bears his name. He died in 1846.