Heinrich Schliemann’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 6, 1822

Death Date

Dec 26, 1890

Age of Death

68 years

Cause of Death

Cholesteatoma

Place of Death

Dec 26, 1890

The Heinrich Schliemann died at the age of 68. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

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.

Quotes

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No, this customary aim of research by excavators is completely foreign to the historical work with which I am occupied… my sole and only aim is to be able to establish a historical fact, on which I disagree with some eminent historians and geographers.

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We could imagine nothing pleasanter than to spend all of our lives digging for relics of the past.

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From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek.