Alfred Wegener

Alfred Lothar Wegener (1880 - 1930)

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Alfred Lothar Wegener
Born in Berlin, German Empiremap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Clarinetania, Greenlandmap
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Biography

Notables
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  • Originator of the theory of continental drift[1][2]
  • youngest of 5, father was a clergyman & teacher
  • s/o Richard Wegener, bro/o Kurt Wegener
  • cousin to movie pioneer Paul Wegener[2]
  • died during his 4th polar expedition in Greenland

Sources

  1. "Solving the Puzzle of Plate Tectonics." It's Okay To Be Smart. 7 Mar 2017. Youtube. 9 Mar 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wikipedia: Alfred Wegener, accessed 9 March 2017


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