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Bodo Spranz

Bodo Spranz, former museum director, ethnologist, archaeologist. Served to captain Army, World World War II; Member Society for American Archaeology, Society Mexicana de Antropología, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkerkunde.

Background

  • Spranz, Bodo was born on January 1, 1920 in Nordhausen, Harz, Germany. Son of Adolf and Anneliese (Braess) Spranz.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy., University Hamburg, 1958. Professor Doctor philosophy Habilitation, University Freiburg, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant, Übersee Museum, Bremen, West Germany, 1951-1962. Director Museum für Völkerkunde, Freiburg, West Germany, 1962-1984, retired, 1984.

    Works

    • Author: Göttergestalten in den mexicanischen Bilderhandschriften der Codex Borgia-Gruppe, 1964. Die Pyramiden von Tetimehuacan Mexico, 1970. Die Pyramiden vom Cerro Xochitecatl Mexico, 1978.

    Membership

    Served to captain Army, World World War II. Member Society for American Archaeology, Society Mexicana de Antropología, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkerkunde.

    Connections

    • Married Ingeborg Erdmann, August 1, 1945. 1 child, Wolfgang.
    • father: Adolf Spranz
    • mother: Anneliese (Braess) Spranz
    • spouse: Ingeborg Erdmann
    • child: Wolfgang Spranz
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    Born January 1, 1920
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