Teoberto Maler

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Birthday
12, 1842
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Nov 22, 1917 (75)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1842
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Nov 22, 1917 (75)

About

He was one of the first Europeans to explore the Mayan ruins.

Before Fame

He joined up with Mexico's Emperor Maximilian, and chose to remain in Mexico after his defeat.

Trivia

He wasn't the first to reach the ruins at Palenque, but he did make a more comprehensive account of them.

Family Life

His father was a diplomat for Germany's Grand Duchy of Baden.

Associated With

Heinrich Barth was another famous German explorer.