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 Leo Viktor Frobenius

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Leo Viktor Frobenius

Birth
Berlin, Germany
Death
9 Aug 1938 (aged 65)
Verbania, Provincia Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy
Burial
Frankfurt am Main, Stadtkreis Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Memorial ID
190427903 View Source

German Ethnologist and Archaeologist. He was a noted figure in German ethnography. He undertook a number of travels in the western and central Sudan, and in northern and northeastern Africa. In 1920 he founded the Institute for Cultural Morphology in Munich. In 1932 he became honorary professor at the University of Frankfurt, and in 1935 director of the municipal ethnographic museum.

German Ethnologist and Archaeologist. He was a noted figure in German ethnography. He undertook a number of travels in the western and central Sudan, and in northern and northeastern Africa. In 1920 he founded the Institute for Cultural Morphology in Munich. In 1932 he became honorary professor at the University of Frankfurt, and in 1935 director of the municipal ethnographic museum.

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