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Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(1903–1972)

British-born Kenyan palaeontologist and anthropologist whose discoveries of fossil hominids in east Africa established that region as the likely origin of Homo sapiens.

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Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett (1903–1972), archaeologist and palaeoanthropologist

Anne I. Thackeray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 2420 words.

Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett (1903–1972), archaeologist and palaeoanthropologist, was born on 7 August 1903 at Kabete mission station, near Nairobi, Kenya, the third of the four children of...

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Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(1903–1972)

British-born Kenyan palaeontologist and anthropologist whose discoveries of fossil hominids in east Africa established that region as the likely origin of Homo sapiens.

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Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 312 words.

(1903–1972) British anthropologist and archaeologist

Leakey was born at Kabete in Kenya and educated at Cambridge University, where he studied French and Kikuyu. He held various...

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Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 567 words.

MA, PhD; FBA 1958

Born Kabete, 7 Aug. 1903; er s of late Canon H. Leakey, of CMS Kabete, Kenya; m 1st, 1928, H. Wilfrida, 3rd ...

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Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett (1903–72)

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 329 words.

(1903–72) [Bi]

Kenyan‐born archaeologist and palaeontologist who spent most of his life working on the recovery and

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Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett (1903–1972)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 313 words.

British-born Kenyan palaeontologist and anthropologist whose discoveries of fossil hominids in east Africa established that region as the likely origin of Homo sapiens....

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Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett (1903–72)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 18 words.

(1903–72)

British anthropologist and archaeologist, husband of Mary Leakey, father of Richard Leakey.

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Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett (1903–72)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 62 words.

who discovered fossils in East Africa that proved man to be older than previously thought. In 1931, Leakey began

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Leakey, Henrietta Wilfrida (1902–1993)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Politics and Law. 5 words.

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Mary Leakey

Overview page. Subjects: History — African Studies.

(1913–1996) British paleoanthropologist. See Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett.

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Leakey, Mary

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 10 words.

(1913–1996) British paleoanthropologist. See Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett.

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Leakey, Louis and Mary Leakey

Ryan M. Seidemann.

in The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 764 words.

British paleoanthropologists. Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (1903–1972) and Mary Douglas Nicol Leakey (1913–1996) occupy a

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Leakey, L. S. B. (1903–72)

D. L. Dineley.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 277 words.

(1903–72)

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey was born in Kenya and spent his early years largely in company with

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Leakey, Richard Erskine Frere

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 446 words.

FRS 2007

Born 19 Dec. 1944; s of late Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey, FBA, and Mary Douglas Leakey, FBA; ...

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Leakey, Mary Douglas

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 191 words.

FBA 1973; FRAI

Born 6 Feb. 1913; d of Erskine Edward Nicol and Cecilia Marion Frere; m 1936, Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey, FBA (d...

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Louis and Mary Leakey Leakey

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

British paleoanthropologists. Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (1903–1972) and Mary Douglas Nicol Leakey (1913–1996) occupy a unique position in the history of exploration through their...

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Louis Leakey

Matthew R. Goodrum.

in Anthropology

P ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 13351 words.

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (b. 1903–d. 1972) became a prominent paleoanthropologist during the mid-20th century primarily as a result of his excavations at Olduvai Gorge and other sites in...

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