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Yves Coppens

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Yves Coppens (born 9 August 1934 in Vannes, Morbihan) is a French anthropologist. [1]

28 relations: A Species Odyssey, Adriaan Kortlandt, Anthropologist, Anthropology, Asteroid, Australopithecus afarensis, Australopithecus bahrelghazali, Cain and Abel, Chad, Collège de France, Doctor of Science, Donald Johanson, Hominidae, Legion of Honour, List of minor planets: 172001–173000, Lucy (Australopithecus), Maurice Taieb, Michel Brunet (paleontologist), Morbihan, National Order of Merit (France), Order of Cultural Merit (Monaco), Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Pope Francis, Richard Dawkins, Sahelanthropus, The Ancestor's Tale, University of Rennes, Vannes.

A Species Odyssey

A Species Odyssey (French: L'Odyssée de l'espèce) is a French documentary film directed by Jacques Malaterre, first broadcast on January 7, 2003 on France 3.

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Adriaan Kortlandt


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An anthropologist is a person engaged in the practice of anthropology.

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Anthropology is the study of humans and human behaviour and societies in the past and present.

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Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Australopithecus afarensis

Australopithecus afarensis (Latin: "Southern ape from Afar") is an extinct hominin that lived between 3.9 and 2.9 million years ago in Africa and possibly Europe.

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Australopithecus bahrelghazali

Australopithecus bahrelghazali is a fossil hominin discovered in 1995 by a Franco-Chadian team led by the paleontologist Michel Brunet.

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Cain and Abel

In the biblical Book of Genesis, Cain and Abel are the first two sons of Adam and Eve.

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Chad (تشاد; Tchad), officially the Republic of Chad ("Republic of the Chad"), is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

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Collège de France

The Collège de France, founded in 1530, is a higher education and research establishment (grand établissement) in France and an affiliate college of PSL University.

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Doctor of Science

Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiae Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., or D.S., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world.

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Donald Johanson

Donald Carl Johanson (born June 28, 1943) is an American paleoanthropologist.

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The Hominidae, whose members are known as great apes or hominids, are a taxonomic family of primates that includes eight extant species in four genera: Pongo, the Bornean, Sumatran and Tapanuli orangutan; Gorilla, the eastern and western gorilla; Pan, the common chimpanzee and the bonobo; and Homo, which includes modern humans and its extinct relatives (e.g., the Neanderthal), and ancestors, such as Homo erectus.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.

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List of minor planets: 172001–173000

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Lucy (Australopithecus)

Lucy is the common name of AL 288-1, several hundred pieces of bone fossils representing 40 percent of the skeleton of a female of the hominin species Australopithecus afarensis.

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Maurice Taieb

Maurice Taieb (born 1935) is a French geologist and paleoanthropologist.

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Michel Brunet (paleontologist)

Michel Brunet (born on April 6, 1940) is a French paleontologist and a professor at the Collège de France.

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Morbihan (Mor-Bihan) is a department in Brittany, situated in the northwest of France.

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National Order of Merit (France)

The National Order of Merit (Ordre national du Mérite) is a French order of merit with membership awarded by the President of the French Republic, founded on 3 December 1963 by President Charles de Gaulle.

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Order of Cultural Merit (Monaco)

The Order of Cultural Merit (Ordre du Mérite Culturel) is the fourth highest Order of the Principality of Monaco.

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Pontifical Academy of Sciences

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences (Pontificia accademia delle scienze, Pontificia Academia Scientiarum) is a scientific academy of the Vatican City, established in 1936 by Pope Pius XI, and thriving with the blessing of the Papacy ever since.

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis (Franciscus; Francesco; Francisco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio; 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State.

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Richard Dawkins

Clinton Richard Dawkins (born 26 March 1941) is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author.

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Sahelanthropus tchadensis is an extinct homininae species and is probably the ancestor to Orrorin that is dated to about, during the Miocene epoch, possibly very close to the time of the chimpanzee–human divergence.

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The Ancestor's Tale

The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life is a 2004 popular science book by Richard Dawkins, with contributions from Dawkins' research assistant Yan Wong.

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University of Rennes

The University of Rennes was a French university located in the city of Rennes.

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Vannes is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France.

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