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us: Monod, Théodore, 1902-2000


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    • us: Monod, Th. (Théodore), 1902-2000
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19020409
    • Death Date

        20001122
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Rouen (France)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Versailles (France)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Senegal
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Mauritania
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Institut français d'Afrique noire
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        fre
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Sahara--Discovery and exploration
          (lcsh) Natural history--Sahara
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Naturalists
              (lcsh) Authors
          • Sources

            • found: His Tanaidacés, Isopodes et Amphipodes, 1926.
            • found: His L'émeraude des Garamantes, c1984: t.p. (Théodore Monod)
            • found: The New York times, Nov. 25, 2000: obituaries (Théodore Monod; Théodore André Monod; French naturalist and authority on the Sahara; d. Nov. 21, 2000 in Versailles at age 98)
            • found: Wikipedia, French version, Oct. 17, 2015 (Théodore Monod; b. Apr. 9, 1902 in Rouen; d. Nov. 22, 2000 in Versailles; French naturalist, explorer, scholar and humanist; at age 20 was an intern at Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, did marine biology mission to Mauritanian coast in 1922; traveled in the Sahara over more than 60 years, by camel or on foot, discovering neolithic sites and plant species; doctorate in 1926; became director of the Institut français d'Afrique noire, created in Dakar in 1936, which he came to in 1938; professor at Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 1946-1973; led many expeditions in the Sahara; friendships with Louis Massignon (orientalist and humanist), and Amadou Hampâté Bâ, Malian writer who he brought into IFAN in 1942; author of literary as well as scientific works)
            • found: L'OBS culture (website), Théodore Monod est mort, 23 Nov. 2000, viewed Oct. 17, 2015 (d. Wednesday morning [Nov. 22] in a Versailles hospital)
          • LC Classification

            • PQ2625.O3776
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-12-22: new
            • 2015-10-18: revised
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