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Karl Richard Lepsius (1810-1884)

"Karl Richard Lepsius (Latin: Carolus Richardius Lepsius) (23 December 1810 – 10 July 1884) was a pioneering Prussian egyptologist, linguist and modern archaeologist." - (en.wikipedia.org 27.10.2019)

What we know

Background

was born Naumburg (Saale) 23. Dezember 1810
died Berlin 10. Juli 1884
Member Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften 1850

Biography

professional / worker Ägyptologe
Student Philologie Leipzig 1829-1830
Student Philologie Göttingen 1830-1832
Student Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft Berlin 1832-1833
Student Jean Antoine Letronne (1787-1848) Paris Juli 1833-Ende 1835
visitor Ippolito Rosellini (1800-1843) Pisa Januar 1836-Mai 1836
Researcher Ägyptologie Leiden Sommer 1838
Researcher Ägyptologie London 1839
lived Berlin 1839-1842
professional / worker Außerordentlicher Professor Humboldt University of Berlin Berlin 1842
Researcher Expedition Ernst Weidenbach (1818-1882) Egypt 1842-1845
mapped / Cartographer Memphis 1842-1845
has conceptualized Neues Museum (Berlin) Cairo Juli 1845
professional / worker Ordentlicher Professor Humboldt University of Berlin Berlin 1846-1884
Leader Egyptian Museum of Berlin 1865-1884
Leader Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin 1873-1884
Researcher Nile Delta März-Mai 1866
Traveller Egypt 1869

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Naumburg (Saale)11.8166666030883790051.15000152587890600Place of birth db_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Berlin13.4083328247070310052.51833343505859400Place of death // Place of studies // Place of residence // place of action // place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Leipzig12.3833332061767580051.33333206176758000Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Göttingen9.9355554580688480051.53388977050781000Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Paris2.3513889312744140048.85694503784180000Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Pisa10.3999996185302730043.71666717529297000Place of visitdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Leiden4.4947223663330080052.15444564819336000Place of researchdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
London-0.1274999976158142051.50722122192383000Place of researchdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Egypt29.0000000000000000027.00000000000000000Place of research // Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Memphis31.2509174346923830029.84466743469238300was mappeddb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Cairo31.2394447326660160030.05611038208007800Place of conceptualizationdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Nile Delta31.1166667938232420030.89999961853027300was exploreddb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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