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Sir Edward Tylor
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Born in Camberwell, London
Born on 2nd of October 1832
Died on 2nd of January 1917

Born 1832. Died 1917 - English anthropologist.

Barred from attending university due to his Quaker religion. First major anthropological study appeared in 1865. Published Primitive Culture in 1871. Became leading anthropologist, regarded as founder of the systematic study of human culture.

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