Heuvelmans, Bernard

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Born: Oct 10, 1916 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Authors, Zoologist


1916 - Born in Le Havre, France on the 10th of October.

 

1948 - He credits a Saturday Evening Post article, "There Could be Dinosaurs", by Ivan T. Sanderson, with inspiring a determined interest in unknown animals.

 

1960 - Heuvelmans helped spread the controversy surrounding the Minnesota Iceman when he examined the "ice man" then in the possession of a road-traveling circus exhibitionist.

 

1968 - In the Wake of the Sea-Serpents was his second book translated into English and sold in the United States.

 

1975 - Heuvelmans established the Center for Cryptozoology in France, where his library is housed.

 

1982 - He helped to found the International Society for Cryptozoology, and served as its first president.         

- He was also the first president of the Centre for Fortean Zoology.

 

2001 - Died on the 22nd of August.

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