Louis Leakey

Louis Leakey bio

Birth Name: Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey

Occupation: Archeologist

Place Of Birth: Kenya

Date Of Birth: August 7, 1903

Date Of Death: October 1, 1972

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Kenyan

Louis Leakey was born on the 7th of August, 1903. He was known for being a Archeologist. British archaeologist whose work in the Olduvai Gorge in Africa was important in establishing human evolutionary development. Despite being a devout Christian his science was nonetheless predicated on Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.

Louis Leakey was born in Kenya. He was raised in the former British East Africa (which is now Kenya) by two Christian missionaries and his earliest home had a dirt floor, rodents, and a leaky roof. When Britain when to war in 1939 he was drafted by the Kenyan government to work in the African Intelligence Service, where he took on regular police investigations.

Louis Leakey was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Louis Leakey was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Louis Leakey’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Louis Leakey’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Louis Leakey was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey
RELIGION: Christian



Zodiac Sign: Louis Leakey was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Louis Leakey was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Louis Leakey had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Louis Leakey’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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