Leo Viktor Frobenius

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Leo Viktor Frobenius

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
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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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  • Find a Grave Memorial 190427903
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leo Viktor Frobenius (29 Jun 1873–9 Aug 1938), Find a Grave Memorial no. 190427903, citing Hauptfriedhof Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Stadtkreis Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany ; Maintained by William Bjornstad (contributor 47016546) .