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Heinrich Schliemann

Schliemann was a German archaeologist and an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the works of Homer.

Connected Sites

  • Mycenae and Tiryns Excavated by him (from 1876 on)
  • Pompei Visited the site shortly before his death in 1890
  • St. Petersburg Lived and worked there as a trader in indigo, sugar, tea and coffee (1846-1860's). Also married there
  • Troy Excavated by him (from 1871 on)

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