Heinrich Schliemann

About Heinrich Schliemann

Birth Day: January 6, 1822
Birth Place: Germany
Died On: Dec 26, 1890 (age 68)
Birth Sign: Capricorn

Heinrich Schliemann Net Worth

Heinrich Schliemann was bornon January 6, 1822 in Germany. Famous for excavating what is thought to be the site of ancient Troy and for uncovering evidence of the historical accuracy of the epic poems the Iliad (by Homer) and the Aeneid (by Virgil), this pioneering archaeologist is also notable for his business career as an importer.

💰 Net worth: 10 Million

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About

Famous for excavating what is thought to be the site of ancient Troy and for uncovering evidence of the historical accuracy of the epic poems the Iliad (by Homer) and the Aeneid (by Virgil), this pioneering archaeologist is also notable for his Business career as an importer.

Before Fame

Before beginning his career with the B. H. Schröder & Co. importing and exporting company, he worked as a grocer, a shipmate, and an accountant.

Trivia

He was fluent in numerous languages, including English, Dutch, Italian, French, Arabic, Turkish, and Russian.

Family Life

The son of Luise Therese Sophie and Ernst Schliemann, he was born in northern Germany. Before ending in divorce, his marriage to Ekaterina Lyschin produced children named Sergey, Natalya, and Nadezhda.

Associated With

He and Albert Von Lecoq are both well known nineteenth-century archaeologists.