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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) December 23, 1810
died Berlin July 10, 1884
Member Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities 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 July 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)11.81666660308851.150001525879Place of birth db_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Berlin13.38333320617752.516666412354Place of death // Place of studies // Place of residence // place of action // place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Leipzig12.38333320617751.333332061768Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Göttingen9.935555458068851.533889770508Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Paris2.351388931274448.856945037842Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Pisa10.3999996185343.716667175293Place of visitdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Leiden4.49472236633352.154445648193Place of researchdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
London-0.1274999976158151.507221221924Place of researchdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Egypt2927Place of research // Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Memphis31.25091743469229.844667434692was mappeddb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Cairo31.23944473266630.05611038208Place of conceptualizationdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Nile Delta31.11666679382330.89999961853was exploreddb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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