James Henry Breasted Net Worth

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James Henry Breasted Biography

James Henry Breasted (/ˈbrɛstɪd/; August 27, 1865 – December 2, 1935) was an American archaeologist and historian. After completing his PhD at the University of Berlin in 1894, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago. In 1901 he became director of the Haskell Oriental Museum at the University of Chicago, where he continued to concentrate on Egypt. In 1905 Breasted was promoted to professor, and was the first chair in Egyptology and Oriental History in the United States. In 1919 he became the founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago.

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Date Of BirthAugust 27, 1865, Rockford, Illinois, United States
DiedDecember 2, 1935, New York City, New York, United States
EducationYale University, Humboldt University of Berlin, Chicago Theological Seminary, North Central College



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