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Santa Claus - Wikipedia

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Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, ... The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the historical Saint Nicholas, a fourth-century G...

Santa Claus - Christmas - HISTORY.com

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The man we know as Santa Claus has a history all his own. Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red, but his story stretches all the way back to the ...

St. Nicholas, Santa Claus and Father Christmas - WhyChristmas.com

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The most famous story about St. Nicholas tells how the custom of hanging ...

St. Nicholas to Santa: The Surprising Origins of Mr. Claus

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Dec 20, 2013 ... Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, St. Nick—no matter which name you call him by, everyone knows the story of this plump, jolly, gift-bringing Christmas ...

Saint Nicholas and the Origin of Santa Claus - St. Nicholas Center

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Bishop St. Nicholas, early American St. Nick, & American Santa, from Santa Claus Comes to America, by Caroline Singer & Cyrus Baldridge, Alfred Knopf, 1942 ...

History of Santa Claus - The North Pole

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"American Origins: (As sent to me by Brian Dodd) Quote from ENCARTA 95. The American version of the Santa Claus figure received its inspiration and its name ...

The real story behind Santa Claus - CNN.com

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Dec 25, 2014 ... Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong. Historians say Kriss Kringle was created to keep adults, not children, off the naughty list.

The History and Legend of Santa Claus

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Santa Claus... Kris Kringle...Old Saint Nick... We see him on advertising posters, in parades, at departments stores...who is this guy and why does he have so ...

The True History of the Modern Day Santa Claus: The Coca-Cola ...

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Jan 1, 2012 ... The Santa Claus we all know and love — that big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard — didn't always look that way. In fact, many ...

Santa Claus:Where Did That Guy in the Red Suit Come From?

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The origin of Santa Claus depends on which country's story you choose to adopt. Santa Claus comes from the Dutch words "Sinter Klaas", which is what they call ...