Heinrich Schliemann

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

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
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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