Sources: Library of Columbia University, Bartelby.com, Wikipedia, biography.com, National Geographic
By Claudia Schalkx
Claudia is a multilingual consultant fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, and Dutch with over 25 years international experience in communications, public relations & marketing. She was born in Venezuela from Dutch parents, has lived and worked in Venezuela, Colombia, Curacao, St. Maarten, USA, Italy and The Netherlands where she resides. She is Colors Chief Editor. Her duties include content selection, revision & editing, finding and attracting collaborators, and identifying new business opportunities for Liberty Publications. More info
Infograghy: Filmagen / Images: "Santa Claus", William Holbrook Beard, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art; Wikipedia, baritoday.it, mlive.com, "St Nicholas with Saints", 19th C., Russia, The Elsner Collection; "St Nicholas of Bari banishing the Storm", Bicci di Lorenzo, Ashmolean Museum; Flickr / Roel Wijnants / Florence Loopjistein; Coca Cola Santas, Haddon Sundblom.
Video: Santa Claus, The Real Face of Santa (1/4) by Francesco Introna, Professor of Forensic Pathology at the University of Bari, Italy / Youtube