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Schliemann, (Johann Ludwig) Heinrich (Julius)locked

(b Neubukow, Mecklenburg, Jan 6, 1822; d Naples, Dec 26, 1890).
  • Donald F. Easton

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American archaeologist and businessman of German birth. The death of his mother in 1831 and accusations of embezzlement against his father (a pastor) in 1833 disrupted his schooling. A consequent sense of under-achievement propelled him to Amsterdam, where he studied bookkeeping and foreign languages. In ...

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