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Boucher de Crevecoeur de Perthes, Jacques

Born: 1788 AD
Died: 1868 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Archaeologist

1788 – Boucher de Crevecoeur de Perthes was born.

         – He was the first to provide evidence that humans had existed in the Pleistocene epoch, thereby disputing the theory of diluvial catastrophism.

         – He collected flint artifacts near Abbeville, France, and demonstrated that these manufactured objects came from the same stratum as Ice Age fauna.

1868 – Jacques Boucher de Perthes died.