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Anthropologist - Historical Events
Date Event
1987-09-07

South Africa frees Dutch anthropologist/Anc'er Klaas de Young

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Anthropologist - Notable Birthdays

Rudolf VirchowOct 13, 1821

Margaret MeadDec 16, 1901

Louis LeakeyAug 7, 1903

Anthropologist - Birthdays
Date Event
1752-05-11

Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (d. 1840)

1821-08-29

Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, Meylan, French Anthropologist who was the first to organize and classify Stone Age cultures into a chronological sequence of epochs

1821-10-13

Rudolf Virchow, Schivelbein, Pomerania, Prussia, German politician/anthropologist/pathologist (cell pathology), (d. 1902)

1822-02-16

Francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist

1832-10-02

Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist

1842-12-07

Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)

1850-07-12

Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist (d. 1912)

1850-12-30

John Milne, Liverpool, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph

1853-04-22

Alphonse Bertillon, France, anthropologist, devised crime ID system

1854-01-01

James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough)

1858-07-09

Franz Boas, anthropologist/linguist (Mind of Primitive Man)

1858-07-20

Ivan Vucetic, Croatian anthropologist (d. 1925)

1866-02-05

Arthur Keith, Persley Aberdeenshire, Scottish Anthropologist (human evolution)

1868-02-16

Wilhelm Schmidt, German anthropologist/linguist (Anthropos)

1869-03-29

Ales Hrdlicka, US, anthropologist/curator (US National Museum)

1870-09-18

Clark Wissler, anthropologist (American Indian)

1876-06-11

Alfred L Kroeber, Hoboken NJ, author (Anthropologist looks at History)

1877-09-16

Willem H Rassers, Dutch cultural anthropologist (Panji)

1881-01-17

Alfred R Radcliffe-Browne, British anthropologist (Andaman Islanders)

1881-11-08

Frank Speck, Brooklyn New York, American Anthropologist (Algonquin Tribes and Eastern Woodland Native Americans)

1887-06-05

Ruth Benedict, New York City, American anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)

1892-04-10

Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)

1893-01-20

Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)

1893-02-27

Ralph Linton, US cultural anthropologist (Tree of Culture)

1900-05-20

Lydia Cabrera, Havana, Cuban Anthropologist

1901-04-20

Michel Leiris, French cultural anthropologist

1901-12-16

Margaret Mead, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, American anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa)

1901-12-19

Oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, NYC, anthropologist/novelist

1902-01-31

Julian H Steward, US anthropologist/professor

1903-04-24

Siegfried F Nadel, Austrian/British anthropologist (Black Byzantium)

1903-08-07

Louis Leakey, Kabete Kenya, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), (d. 1972)

1903-10-07

Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist

1905-01-11

Clyde Kluckhohn, American anthropologist (d. 1960)

1907-05-30

Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (d. 2008)

1907-10-30

Sol Tax, American anthropologist (d. 1995)

1908-11-28

Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist

1911-04-07

Kenneth Oakley, Amersham Buckinghamshire, English Anthropologist, Palaeontologist, and Geologist whose method for the relative dating of fossils using fluorine content was instrumental in exposing the Piltdown Man hoax

1914-05-16

Edward T. Hall, American anthropologist and author

1914-06-10

Polly Hill, Dr/anthropologist

1914-10-06

Thor Heyerdahl, Norway, anthropologist/explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)

1922-03-25

Tobias Schneebaum, New York City, American writer, anthropologist and explorer (d. 2005)

1924-11-01

Robert N Rapoport, social anthropologist

1924-11-23

Colin Turnbull, anthropologist

1926-08-23

Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist, (d. 2006)

1929-03-29

Sheila Kitzinger, author, anthropologist & child birth educator

1930-02-08

James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)

1944-01-19

Richard [Erskine Frere] Leakey, Nairobi Kenya, anthropologist

1944-12-19

Richard Leakey, anthropologist

1945-06-12

Alfred Antony Francis Gell, social anthropologist

1950-08-24

Tim White, American anthropologist

1951-11-05

Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist

1953-08-29

James Quesada, Nicaraguan/American anthropologist

1955-11-15

Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)

Anthropologist - Notable Weddings

Margaret MeadSep 3, 1923

Anthropologist - Weddings
Date Event
1923-09-03

Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)

Anthropologist - Notable Deaths

Louis LeakeyOct 1, 1972

Margaret MeadNov 15, 1978

Anthropologist - Deaths
Date Event
1840-01-22

Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)

1898-09-25

Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, French Anthropologist who was the first to organize and classify Stone Age cultures into a chronological sequence of epochs, dies at 77

1912-12-23

Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist (b. 1850)

1913-07-31

John Milne, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph, dies of Bright's disease at 62

1916-01-14

Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73

1917-01-02

Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84

1922-06-04

William Halse Rivers, British psychologist/anthropologist, dies

1925-01-25

Ivan Vucetic, Croatian anthropologist (b. 1858)

1941-05-07

Sir James George Frazer, Scottish anthropologist (b. 1854)

1941-07-26

Benjamin Whorf, anthropologist, dies

1942-05-16

Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, anthropologist, dies

1942-12-22

Franz Boas, German anthropologist (b. 1858)

1943-04-05

Aleš Hrdlička, Czech anthropologist (b. 1869)

1944-05-19

Godfrey Wilson, British Anthropologist of social change and colonial problems in Africa, commits suicide as a conscientious objector in WW II

1947-08-25

Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76

1950-02-06

Frank Speck, American Anthropologist (Algonquin Tribes and Eastern Woodland Native Americans) dies at 68

1955-01-07

Arthur Keith, Scottish Anthropologist, dies at 88

1955-10-24

Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, British Anthropologist (Structural Functionalism and studies of Andaman Islanders and Australian Aborigines), dies at 74

1956-01-14

Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52

1963-08-02

Oliver Hazzard Perry La Farge, US anthropologist/writer, dies at 61

1963-11-13

Margaret Murray, English anthropologist and Egyptologist (b. 1863)

1965-12-20

Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist, dies at 73

1970-07-21

Mikhail Gerasimov, Russian anthropologist and sculptor (b. 1907)

1972-02-06

Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70

1972-10-01

Louis Leakey, English anthropologist, dies at 68

1972-10-04

Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at 68

1973-05-15

Willem H Rassers, Dutch cult anthropologist (Pandji-Novel), dies at 95

1977-07-09

Loren C Eiseley, US anthropologist/writer (Animal Secrets), dies at 69

1978-11-15

Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies of pancreatic cancer at 76

1981-11-02

Kenneth Oakley, English Anthropologist, Palaeontologist, and Geologist whose method for the relative dating of fossils using fluorine content was instrumental in exposing the Piltdown Man hoax, dies at 70

1990-09-11

Myrna Mack, Guatemalan anthropologist (b. 1949)

1990-09-30

Michel Levis, French cultural anthropologist/writer, dies

1991-09-25

Lydia Cabrera, Cuban Anthropologist, dies at 91

1994-06-07

Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist, dies at 42

1994-07-28

Colin Turnbull, anthropologist, dies at 69

1995-01-04

Sol Tax, American anthropologist (b. 1907)

1996-11-04

Robert Rapoport, social anthropologist, dies at 72

1996-12-09

Mary Douglas Nicol Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at 83

2005-09-20

Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer dies at 83

2006-10-30

Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist (b. 1926)

2008-04-19

Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (b. 1907)

2009-10-30

Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist and ethnologist (b.1908)

2010-11-25

C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1933)


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