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Gordon Childe

AKA Vere Gordon Childe

Born: 14-Apr-1892
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 19-Oct-1957
Location of death: Mt. Victoria, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of death: Accident - Fall [1]

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Archaeologist

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: The Dawn of European Civilisation


[1] Fell to his death while mountain climbing, often speculated as suicide.

    High School: Church of England Boys Grammar School, Sydney
    University:
BA, University of Sydney (1914)
    University: BLitt, Queen's College, Oxford University
    Professor: Archaeology, University of Edinburgh (1927-46)
    Professor: Archaeology, University of London (1946-56)

Author of books:
How Labour Governs (1923, politics)
The Dawn of European Civilisation (1925, history)
The Aryans: A Study of Indo-European Origins (1926, history)
The Most Ancient East (1928, history)
What Happened in History (1942, history)
Progress and Archaeology (1944)
Man Makes Himself (1951, history)



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