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Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt

Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt (April 10, 1892 – December 20, 1965) was a German physical anthropologist who classified humanity into races.

Early life

Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt was born on April 10, 1892 in Jersitz, Province of Posen.

Career

Von Eickstedt was an anthropologist. He was the author of Rassenkunde und Rassengeschichte der Menschheit (Ethnology and the Race History of Mankind).

From 1933 to 1945, he was the editor of Zeitschrift fur Rassenkunde, a German journal of racial studies, with the assistance of Hans F. K. Günther.[1]

Death

He died on December 20, 1965.

References

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  • Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt (1892-1965) at the Wayback Machine (archived March 30, 2013)
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