Prof Vere Gordon Childe (Biographical details)

Prof Vere Gordon Childe (archaeologist; academic/intellectual; Australian; Male; 1892 - 1957)

Also known as

Childe, Vere Gordon


Archaeological theorist and synthesist; first Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at Edinburgh University 1927-1946; Professor of European Archaeology at the University of London 1946-1956. Committed suicide in 1957.
Publications include 'The Dawn of European Civilisation' (1925), 'The Most Ancient East' (1928), 'The Danube in Prehistory' (1929), 'Man Makes Himself' (1936) and 'What Happened in History' (1942).