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[dy-bwah] /düˈbwɑ/
(Marie) Eugène (François Thomas)
[ma-ree œ-zhen frahn-swa taw-mah] /maˈri œˈʒɛn frɑ̃ˈswa tɔˈmɑ/ (Show IPA),
1858–1941, Dutch physical anthropologist and anatomist. Unabridged
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W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt). 1868–1963, US Black sociologist, writer, and political activist; a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
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Dutch paleontologist who in 1891 discovered in Java a fossil hominid which he believed to be the so-called missing link between the apes and humans on the evolutionary ladder. He named it Pithecanthropus erectus, but it is now known as Homo erectus.
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