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Bodde, Derk

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Born: 1909 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 94 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Historian

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1909 - Derk Bodde was born on the 9th of March. US Sinologist and historian of China.

1930 - Bodde received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University.

1931-1937 - Studied in China on a fellowship.

1938 - He earned a doctorate in Chinese Studies from the University of Leiden in Amsterdam.

1948 - First American recipient Fulbright scholarship program of a one-year fellowship, which he spent studying in Beijing.

1968-1969 - Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and former president of the American Oriental Society.

       - He authored pioneering work in the history of the Chinese legal system.

2003 - Derk Bodde died on 3rd of November.

 

 

 

 

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