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Benedict, Ruth

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1948 AD
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US anthropologist and popularizer of anthropology

 

1887 – Born on the 6th of June in New York.

 

1909 – Graduated at Vassar College.

 

1919 – She entered graduate studies at Columbia University and studying under Franz Boas.

 

1923 – Received her PhD and joining the faculty in Columbia University.

 

1934 – Wrote "Patterns of Culture".

 

1936 – She was appointed an associate professor at Columbia University.

 

She continued her teaching after the war, advancing to the rank of full professor.

 

1948 – She died in New York on 17th of September.

 

A U.S. postage stamp in her honor was issued October 20, 1995.