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Yves Coppens (born 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, Order of Cultural Merit (Monaco), Order of Merit (disambiguation), 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 with an extensive knowledge of anthropology who uses this knowledge in their work, typically to solve problems specific to humanity.

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Anthropology is the study of humanity.

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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 hominid that lived between 3.9 and 2.9 million years ago.

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Australopithecus bahrelghazali

Australopithecus bahrelghazali is a fossil hominin that was first discovered in 1995 by the paleontologist Michel Brunet in the Bahr el Ghazal valley near Koro Toro, in Chad, that Brunet named Abel.

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Cain and Abel

Cain and Abel (Qayin, Heḇel) were, according to the Book of Genesis, two sons of Adam and Eve.

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

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Collège de France

The Collège de France is a renowned higher education and research establishment (Grand établissement) in France.

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Doctor of Science

Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiæ Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., D.S., or Dr.Sc., 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, also known as great apes"Great ape" is a common name rather than a taxonomic label, and there are differences in usage.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802.

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List of minor planets: 172001–173000

This is a 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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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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Order of Merit (disambiguation)

Order of Merit is a dynastic order recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture in the Commonwealth realms.

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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, established in 1936 by Pope Pius XI.

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis (Franciscus; Francesco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City.

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Richard Dawkins

Clinton Richard Dawkins (born 26 March 1941) is a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and writer.

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Sahelanthropus tchadensis is an extinct hominine species that is dated to about, 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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