Born: Mar 09, 1909 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 94 years of age.
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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