Roy Chapman Andrews

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Birthday
26, 1884
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Mar 11, 1960 (76)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1884
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Mar 11, 1960 (76)

About

Author of popular books on Asia who used his publishing royalties to finance his many expeditions.

Before Fame

He took a job as a janitor at the American Museum of Natural History so that he could work with the institution.

Trivia

Among his findings in central Asia were the first fossilized dinosaur eggs ever discovered.

Family Life

He grew up near Beloit, Wisconsin.

Associated With

Nikolai Przhevalsky was another early explorer of China and Central Asia.