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  • Alfred A. Knopf (1892 - 1984)
    . Alfred Abraham Knopf, Sr. (September 12, 1892 – August 11, 1984) was an American publisher of the 20th century, and founder of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.. His contemporaries included the likes of...
  • Blanche Knopf (1894 - 1966)
    Blanche Wolf Knopf (July 30, 1894 – June 4, 1966) was the president of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. and wife of publisher Alfred Knopf, with whom she established the firm in 1915. Blanche and Alfred ...
  • Edwin Harris Knopf (1899 - 1981)
    Edwin Harris Knopf was the son of Samuel Knopf and wife Lillian Harris, and brother of publishing great, Alfred A. Knopf. He was born November 11, 1899 in New York City and died December 27, 1981 in Br...
  • Knopf (deceased)
  • (Abraham) Alfred Elijah Knopf (1920 - 2012)
    Changed name from Stock to Knopf in 1935 Born in Jewish Hospital in Berlin

About the Knopf surname

SIGNIFICATION

Correspond au mot allemand Knopf = bouton. Surnom métonymique donné à un fabricant ou à un marchand de boutons. Éventuellement, sobriquet métaphorique donné à un petit homme rond comme un bouton.

Variantes : Knoop, Knop, Knopp. Dérivés : Knopfel, Knopfelmacher, Knopfler, Knopfli, Knopflin.