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Otto Schoetensack (1882)

Otto Schoetensack (German: [ˈʃoːtənzak] ; July 12, 1850 in Stendal – December 23, 1912 in Ospedaletti) was a German industrialist and later professor of anthropology, having retired from the chemical firm which he had founded. During an archeological dig, he oversaw the worker Daniel Hartmann who found the lower jaw of a hominid, the oldest human fossil then known, which Schoetensack later described formally as Homo heidelbergensis.

Stendal Place in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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Ospedaletti Comune in Liguria, Italy

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Schoetensack's grave in Heidelberg
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