Davidson Black Biography

Davidson Black, FRS was a Canadian paleoanthropologist, best known for his naming of Sinanthropus pekinensis. He was Chairman of the Geological Survey of China and a Fellow of the Royal Society. He was known as 步達生 in China. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Davidson Black
Full Name:
Davidson Black
Nationality:
Canada
Date of Birth:
July 25, 1884
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
March 15, 1934
Age at Death:
49
Davidson Black Timeline
  • 1927-12-02
    Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black announces to the Geological Society of China that the ancient human fossils from Zhoukoudian, China are a new species which he has named 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')
  • 1928-02-03
    Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black reports his findings on the ancient human fossils found at Zhoukoudian, China in the journal Nature and declares them to be a new species he names 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')
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