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Monod, Théodore, 1902-2000

LC control no.n 80164545
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPQ2625.O3776
Personal name headingMonod, Théodore, 1902-2000
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Variant(s)Monod, Th. (Théodore), 1902-2000
See alsoFounded corporate body of person: Institut des déserts et des steppes
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Associated countryFrance Senegal Mauritania
Birth date1902-04-09
Death date2000-11-22
Place of birthRouen (France)
Place of deathVersailles (France)
Field of activitySahara--Discovery and exploration Natural history--Sahara
AffiliationInstitut français d'Afrique noire
Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)
Institut des déserts et des steppes
Profession or occupationNaturalists Authors
Found inHis Tanaidacés, Isopodes et Amphipodes, 1926.
His L'émeraude des Garamantes, c1984: t.p. (Théodore Monod)
The New York times, Nov. 25, 2000: obituaries (Théodore Monod; Théodore André Monod; French naturalist and authority on the Sahara; d. Nov. 21, 2000 in Versailles at age 98)
Wikipedia, French version, Oct. 17, 2015 (Théodore Monod; b. Apr. 9, 1902 in Rouen; d. Nov. 22, 2000 in Versailles; French naturalist, explorer, scholar and humanist; at age 20 was an intern at Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, did marine biology mission to Mauritanian coast in 1922; traveled in the Sahara over more than 60 years, by camel or on foot, discovering neolithic sites and plant species; doctorate in 1926; became director of the Institut français d'Afrique noire, created in Dakar in 1936, which he came to in 1938; professor at Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 1946-1973; led many expeditions in the Sahara; friendships with Louis Massignon (orientalist and humanist), and Amadou Hampâté Bâ, Malian writer who he brought into IFAN in 1942; author of literary as well as scientific works)
L'OBS culture (website), Théodore Monod est mort, 23 Nov. 2000, viewed Oct. 17, 2015 (d. Wednesday morning [Nov. 22] in a Versailles hospital)
Le premier empire des steppes en Mongolie, 2013: page 10 (Théodore Monod, member of the Académie des sciences, founder of the Institut des déserts et des steppes)
Associated languagefre