Louis Leakey

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Louis Leakey
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Sexo mascule
Nascentia 1903-08-07 (Nairobi)
Decesso 1972-10-01 (London)
Causa de decesso infarcto cardiac
Citatania Kenya
Educate in St John's College[*]
Occupation anthropologo[*], archaeologist[*], prehistorian[*], autobiographo[*], paleoanthropologist[*]
Conjuge Mary Leakey[*], Henrietta Leakey[*]
Infantes Richard Leakey[*], Philip Leakey[*], Jonathan Leakey[*]
Premios Scheele Award[*], Vega Medal[*], Founder’s Medal[*], Prestwich Medal[*]
Lingua anglese
Identificatores
ISNI 0000 0001 2017 0427
VIAF 4972301
Commons Louis Leakey

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (1903-1972) Paleoanthropologo, Primatologo et Archeologo britannic nascite in Kenya.

Ille travaliava principalmente in Africa. Ille faceva un labor importante in le establimento del evolution human developpate in isse continente.

Insimul con su sponsa Mary Leakey illes excavava le terras de Olduvai. Inter lor principal discopertas il ha le cranio Zinjanthropus in 1959, in 1964 trovava le restos del Homo habilis e in 1967 le Kenyapithecus africanus.

Item laborava in le excavationes que demonstrava le existentia de humanos in California 50.000 annos ante.