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Llewellyn Ivor Price

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Nationality  Brazilian
Name  Llewellyn Price

Education  University of Oklahoma
Fields  Paleontology

Born  October 9, 1905 Santa Maria - Rio Grande do Sul (1905-10-09)
Died  June 9, 1980, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Residence  Brazil, United States of America
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, Latin America & Caribbean

Llewellyn Ivor Price (October 9, 1905, Santa Maria – 1980, Rio Grande do Sul) was one of the first Brazilian paleontologists.

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Biography

Price's work contributed not only to the development of Brazilian but also to global paleontology. He collected Staurikosaurus, the first dinosaur discovered in Brazil.

Son of American parents, he studied chemistry and graduated in zoology and geology in the United States. After being professor at Harvard he returned to Brazil. He died of a heart attack.

Awards

  • In 1980 he was awarded the José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva prize by the Sociedade Brasileira de Geologia.
  • References

    Llewellyn Ivor Price Wikipedia


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