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Bibby, Thomas Geoffrey (Thomas)

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Born: 1917 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Archaeologist

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1917 - Thomas Geoffrey Bibby was born on the 14th of October in Heversham, England.

         - He was educated at Cambridge and served with British intelligence in World War II. At one point, he was sent to join the Danish resistance, which Professor Glob had also joined.

1950 - He wrote the "bog people" of northern Europe, particularly Grauballe Man, the well-preserved body of a hanged man circa 190 B.C. and excavated in Denmark.

1953 - Mr. Bibby and Prof. Peter Vilhelm Glob, a colleague at Aarhus University in Denmark, set off with a team to search for the mysterious realm. After several years of expeditions, Mr. Bibby and his colleagues verified the existence of Dilmun, a "considerable city," under the capital of Bahrain, Manama.

2001 - He died on the 6th of February in a hospital near Aarhus, Denmark, where he had lived for 50 years.

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